Nawazuddin Siddiqui will play the role of the crime lord Ganesh Gaitonde. Directed by Vikramaditya Motwane and Anurag Kashyap, it will comprise of eight episodes. Nawazuddin told IANS: “The script was written with a lot of details and because the story told in eight episodes, which means an eight-hour show… As an actor, I got a chance to go close to the character.
“It has a much nuanced portrayal on-screen. It has not only given me a chance to go deeper into the character but also explore the possibility to work on a scene better.”
“Since the digital platform is quite open to people these days, many are coming in the business and making shows. Some of them are good, and some are sub-standard. But Netflix has maintained a quality. As we all know, the level is of international quality and it caters to the global audience. “So when we are acting, we know that we have to bring our best game on the table.”
Talking about shows like these and working with Netflix will help his establish a global audience, he said “As an actor, I just did my work, and wherever I get a chance to do good work, I will do that. It is upto the film — if it is travelling to festivals and reaching out to the global audience. But for me, it is another good opportunity to deliver my best,”.