Even getting The Lunchbox released there was a challenge although it eventually played in cinemas for nine months. That should be good for the kind of movies that I and other film-makers want to make in India.
All the same, bigger Bollywood players are now getting in on the digital game. Legendary actor Shah Rukh Khan, for example, is producing two new shows for Netflix, a spy thriller and a zombie drama. Screen goddess Madhuri Dixit also produced her own Netflix film, 15 August.
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Netflix also has plenty more to come, including an adaptation of bestseller Cobalt Blue, about a brother and sister who fall for the same man. The second is set to be even higher profile, inside and outside India.
Could this be the beginning of a brain-drain in Indian cinema? Could the streaming services start to erode Bollywood? Just as House of Cards marked the start of an exodus from Hollywood to digital platforms, so shows such as Sacred Games could augur the same for India. There is something to lose here. For all its inaccessibility, Bollywood is really the only substantial national cinema that has not been co-opted by the US and other foreign players.
As Kashyap puts it: Having been outsiders, they now find themselves in a position of unprecedented power and influence. The game has changed.
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