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#MeToo: 'Sacred Games' Season 2 To Shelved Amid Allegations Of Sexual Harassment On Writer Varun Grover?

Written By Shruti Kapadia | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Varun Grover had been accused of allegedly harassing a woman during his college days.
  • Amid the allegations of Grover, it looks like Netflix will make some changes to the second season of 'Sacred Games'
  • As per reports, Netflix is evaluating options on the path forward after the allegations of sexual harassment on Varun Grover.

As the 'Me Too' movement gains momentum in India, several women have mustered the courage to come out and point out the sexual predators. Several eminent personalities from the Indian film industry have been named including Alok Nath, Rajat Kapoor and Vikas Bahl to name a few. The list also includes Varun Grover who has written the acclaimed 'Sacred Games' starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Saif Ali Khan that took the internet by storm with its first season. An official announcement of the second season of the much-loved drama was announced by online streaming giant Netflix. However, it seems like the second season of 'sacred Games' is in jeopardy given the accusations on Grover.

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Varun Grover had been accused of allegedly harassing a woman during his college days. The woman shared her story on Twitter in the wake of the 'Me Too' movement which was kickstarted by actress Tanushree Dutta and accused veteran actor Nana Patekar of sexual harassment. However, Grover has denied all charges. However, amid the allegations of Grover, it looks like Netflix will make some changes to the second season of 'Sacred Games'. As per reports, Netflix is evaluating options on the path forward after the allegations of sexual harassment on Varun Grover.

'Sacred Games' is Netflix's first Indian original and received a great response from the audience. The online streaming giant had already announced the second season of the web series which will be directed by Anurag Kashyap, Neeraj Ghaywan and Vikramaditya Motwane. Netflix announced the second season of 'Sacred Games' on Twitter on September 20. The tweet was captioned as "The worst is yet to come. Sacred Games will be back for Season 2."

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Previously, Netflix sacked Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey after he was accused of sexual harassment. Kevin Spacey was associated with Netflix for the show 'House Of Cards'. The last season of the series is slated to premiere soon without Kevin Spacey. 

 

 

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