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Phantom Films dissolved : The production house behind Sacred Games is no more

Phantom Films, the production house behind landmark films like Lootera, Queen, Masaan and Netflix's celebrated series Sacred Games has been dissolved.

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Sacred Games

Phantom Films – the production house behind landmark films like Lootera, Queen, Masaan and Netflix’s celebrated series Sacred Games – has been dissolved. It came into existence in 2011 as a coming together of like-minded film-makers. Constituted by the very talented Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Vikas Bahl and producer Madhu Mantena, the production house was 7 years old.

The company entered a 50:50 partnership with Reliance Entertainment in 2015. The contract stipulated production and distribution of 5-6 films every year as well as syndication rights from the combination of their libraries.

Vikramaditya Motwane also issued a statement saying, “It’s been the craziest, greatest journey and the most wonderful partnership of my life. My three partners have been my family through thick and thin and I can’t thank them enough for their love and support over the past seven years. I wish them nothing but the best on their individual journeys from here on and hope our paths will cross again in better times.”

With this rather abrupt end to a production house that brought to us some of the most interesting pieces of art, it’s unclear how a highly awaited second season of the critically acclaimed Netflix’s Sacred Games will be affected.

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