When Saif Ali Khan did Sacred games for Netflix, the lovely Katrina Kaif reportedly asked Khan’s manager, “Oh, is Saif doing TV now?” Netflix isn’t exactly TV, but we understand what Ms. Kaif meant. After all, in Bollywood, deviating from the bada purdah means your career is at a standstill. Or you were paid a large sum of money.
But Khan went ahead and portrayed the role of Sartaj Singh with such perfection and impetus that now for a Bollywood star to be featured in a Netflix original is an honor. Netflix has now seen the entry of the Karan Johars and Janhvi Kapoors from the world, but let’s not forget that Saif Ali Khan did so first.
Now Saif Ali Khan has revealed he is in the final stages of signing a Netflix film that will mark his return to the streaming platform after-Sacred games.
“I recently heard a wonderful script for a Netflix movie. I loved the script, the idea and the director. We try to sort the dates before locking. We’re almost there, ”he told PTI.
The 50-year-old actor has just finished filming his footage for Bunty Aur Babli 2 with Rani Mukerji. The ‘rebooted sequel’ will also star actors Siddhant Chaturvedi and Sharvari.
Khan also Bhoot Police coming up where he will be seen alongside actors Arjun Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez and Yami Gautam. Following this, the actor will also star in the multilingual saga Adipurush – a screen adaptation of the Indian epic. Ramayana.
However, the Netflix movie won’t be Khan’s only dive into the digital space. According to Hindustan Times, Khan is also set to star in filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar’s film Tandav as a politician, and this Amazon Prime Video Original is already slated for a second season, Khan reveals.
“I am excited about my programming. I feel Bhoot Police and Adipurush need to come out on the big screen. They are family artists on the big screen. I want both movies to be in 3D, Adipurush certainly will. In Adipurush, I play Raavan and it’s so exciting. “Said Khan.
“Besides being one of the deadliest roles in mythology and our culture, it is also how it will be interpreted and presented. Will he have ten heads all the time, how to show it, bring a cutting edge infographic. It is an exciting field. We are working on these things, ”he added.
In related news, Amazon Prime Video’s cult series, Mirzapur returns for a third season. No release date has been announced yet, but fans are eagerly awaiting the fate of their favorite characters.
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