Sacred Games is now on Netflix and people are now talking about the character Trivedi. Here’s everything you need to know about the character Trivedi and the Odia actor Chittaranjan Tripathy who plays him.
Sacred Games is an Indian web television series by Netflix based on Vikram Chandra’s 2006 thriller novel of the same name. The series is directed by Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane. It is set in Mumbai and stars Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte.
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Chittaranjan Tripathy is an Odia director, music composer and actor. In 2007, Tripathy came to the Odia movie industry with his film ‘Dhauli Express’, for which he was producer, director, scriptwriter, music director, lyricist and playback singer. The film received three Odisha State Film Awards.
He has directed another Odia movie ‘Mukhyamantri’ in 2009. Recently, he has acted in Odia films like – Sapanara Pathe Pathe, Love You Jessica, 4 Idiots and Nimki. He has acted in Hindi movies Delhi 6, Phantom, Shaandaar, Talvar and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan. He has also directed 2015 Bollywood romantic comedy film ‘Tera Mera Tedha Medha’.
Other than this, he has made more than 50 plays, including the NSD Rep’s premiere production of Taj Mahal Ka Tender (for which he directed as well as wrote lyrics and music). He has directed episodes of television soaps Dhoondh Legi Manzil Humein, Yeh Ishq Haaye, Jaane Pehchaane Se Yeh Ajnabi, Mano Ya Na Mano and Savdhaan India. Tripathy has composed over 500 songs for plays.
Only eight episodes of the show have aired so far, with a plan for three more seasons of eight episodes each, according to Saif. With the attention and acclaim the series has received so far, it seems likely that ‘Sacred Games’ will soon be renewed for season 2.