Pankaj Tripathi’s role of Guruji from Sacred Games inspired with OSHO?

Sacred Games is considered to be one of the most successful series in India. It gained massive success soon after its release on Netflix last year across the globe. Recently Netflix released the trailer of Sacred Games season 2 with new interesting plots and with the addition of new characters that set to be played by Kalki Koechlin and Ranvir Shorey. One character that generated most curiosity is of Pankaj Tripathi’s role of Guruji. His looks and role of Guruji and the era in which the next instalment is set are said to be inspired by the most renowned and cult alternative spiritual guru of India – Osho.

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Acharya Rajneesh also is known as Bhagwan Acharya Rajneesh later as OSHO was a spiritual guru, mystic and a philosopher from India and also a leader of Rajneesh movement. Osho leads a very controversial life leading a ban on him by several countries including the US and India in the late 1970s. Pankaj Tripath’s looks and dialogues in Sacred Games 2 trailer gives the uncanny resemblance of this cult figure Rajneesh Osho who still has massive followers across the world. It is believed that there are meant to several references to Osho and his way of life and practices that will be depicted in the role of Guruji, that played by Pankaj in the series.