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Scenes from Netflix's Sacred Games that censor board would have chopped if it was a Bollywood film

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Published on 13 July 2018 2:13 PM GMT

Scenes from Netflixs Sacred Games that censor board would have chopped if it was a Bollywood film
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Gruesome, ugly, bone-chilling and honest, this is how you describe some of the scenes from Netflix Sacred Games. But then there’s no other way to depict Indian political drama and Hats off to the makers for pulling it off the way they did. Try as they might, Bollywood will never ever be able to come up with something like.

In this post we will talk about scenes from Sacred Games that Censor Board would have chopped if it was a Bollywood Film.

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Here Are Some Scenes from Netflix Sacred Games

Death of a dog:

Scenes from Netflix Sacred Games

A cute white dog is thrown from a building and his skulls get smashed and then there’s blood all over. The voiceover behind says “ Bhagwan mein bharosa karte ho? Bhagwan ko lund farak nai padta". ('Do you believe in God? God doesn't give a fuck.'). Man , now that would have been too much for our sensor board.

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Nudity shown in natural way:

Scenes from Netflix Sacred Games

Unlike Bollywood, where Sex scenes are romanticized and look unnatural, Sacred Games shows sex it natural way. You have to see the show show to believe it.

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Representation of Transgender:

Scenes from Netflix Sacred Games

Transgenders in the show has been shown in their natural ways and the Bollywood way where they are mere Hijra. The series also depicts how their exorcism is used as lucky charm.

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Heroes are not superhuman:

Scenes from Netflix Sacred Games

The hero of the series, Sartaj Singh ( Saif Ali Khan) is shown to be a normal guy and there’s a scene where his thumb gets chopped. That scene was gruesome to say the least.

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References to controversial political and religious moments in Indian history:

Scenes from Netflix Sacred Games

They have shown realistic description, with the use of archival footage, to show what India went through at the time.

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The Shah Bano case :

Scenes from Netflix Sacred Games

The show clearly shows how Rajiv gandhi dealt with the infamous Shah bano case.

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The Babri Masjid :

Scenes from Netflix Sacred Games

The show takes the audience through the infamous Babri Masjid Case and the communal riots that followed.

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The Mandal Commission protest :

Scenes from Netflix Sacred Games

When India first introduced the OBC reservation, people of general caste revolted by self-immolation. That was in 1990.

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Sexual fetishes among Indians:

Scenes from Netflix Sacred Games

BDSM is not just restricted to Fifty Shades Of Grey, Sacred games shows the BDSM like you have never seen before.

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The inherent racism that characters display even without realising :

Scenes from Netflix Sacred Games

Constable Katekar (Jitendra Joshi) is- a dedicated cop and loyal subordinate and a good guy who perhaps does not even realize that he is being racist to Bangladeshi refugees until his racism costs a person's life.

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Clear examples of how religion is used as a tool in politics :

Scenes from Netflix Sacred Games

They have not highlighted one community, because it has never been one community's fault or responsibility

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