Varun Grover was also among those basking in the glory of the success of Sacred Games but not any more. Varun has been accused of sexual harassment and looks like the makers have decided to not go ahead with the season 2 at all. According to reports, the allegations against Varun have caused the makers to rethink about their decision of coming up with the second season of Sacred Games. When LatestLY contacted Netlfix for an official confirmation about the same, they replied saying, "At this time we are evaluating options on the path forward." Varun Grover Denies Sexual Harassment Allegations, Anurag Kashyap and Neeraj Ghaywan Back Him.
Varun has categorically denied all sexual harassment claims made against him, though. The allegations levelled against him are by an anonymous person, who referred herself as his junior in Banaras Hindu University (BHU). In a screenshot of the post, that has been doing the rounds on social media, the woman said the incident happened in 2001 while they were working on a play for the annual festival.
Meanwhile, a trade source revealed the website, “The #MeToo movement is going the Hollywood way. After the news that Reliance is apparently considering dropping Vikas Bahl’s (one of the partners of Phantom,) name from the credits in Super 30, which he is directing, now comes another piece of news. In the light of the recent allegations against one of the writers of Sacred Games, Varun Grover, Netflix is considering some options on how to tackle the situation. They may drop the successful web series completely (which turned around Saif’s career once more) or drop the name of writer.”