New Delhi: Squid Game, a Netflix Korean present, has gained immense recognition in lots of areas since its launch on September 17, 2021. It’s a darkish, survival, considerably dystopian tackle the monetary struggles of individuals around the globe and what number of debt-ridden people would go to any extent to realize financial stability.
Although it is bleak, audiences are thrilled with its ominous storyline and semblance to the depiction of sophistication disparity in actual life.
Directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk, the plot of the present revolves round 456 people or gamers who’ve agreed to partake in a sport present to win a ₩45.6 billion prize. For this enormous money prize, they will face lethal penalties together with loss of life in the event that they lose any of the video games.
The sequence stars Jung Ho-yeon, Lee Jung-jae, Wi Ha-joon, Heo Sung-tae, Park Hae-soo, and Anupam Tripathi amongst others.
Watch the trailer right here:
What’s all the excitement about Squid Game?
Squid Game rapidly turned a critic favorite with evaluation aggregator Rotten Tomatoes giving it a ranking of 94% or 8/10. On Netflix, it turned the primary Korean drama to achieve the platform’s high 10 weekly most-watched TV exhibits worldwide. It seems to be the subsequent huge present after the Spanish crime-thriller Money Heist.
Indian customers have additionally discovered a liking in direction of the present. It gained extra buzz when a number of netizens in contrast it to the 2009 Imran Khan-starrer ‘Luck’ and pointed similarities between the 2 storylines.
People saying squid sport is a very distinctive present have not watched Luck
— Rishit (@x2Rish) September 30, 2021
The present has gained a lot traction that netizens, worldwide, have adopted video games featured on the present as on-line challenges/video games such because the honeycomb cookie sport and “Red Light, Green Light” sport.
Squid Game was initially scripted in 2008
Did you realize author, director Hwang Dong-hyuk had conceptualised and scripted the present in 2008? Yes, nearly 13 years in the past! However, he solely discovered producers for the sequence in 2019 which is why the present was launched this late.
The nine-episode sequence Squid Game is at present streaming on Netflix.