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We're first to blend Hinduism & Islam in Mandala art: Sacred Games designer

In a Q&A, Vijesh Rajan dwells on the complexities and challenges involving colour, form and aesthetics in evolving the front face of one of small screen's most endearing series in recent times

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Rahul Saha New Delhi
Sacred Games has taken the Indian audience by storm. The unfolding macabre of the storyline had viewers hooked from the very first minute. However, the title sequence and episode titles portrayed a refreshing touch of Hindu symbolicism intertwined with Mandala art, along with bits and pieces of Islamic patterns. The colourful title sequence starts with a Mandala design that depicts both the religions co-existing in fully saturated glory. As the sequence moves forward, archival footages of violence and anger due to religious and political differences take over and then slowly, the colours bleed into the darkness that all those actions

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First Published: Jul 30 2018 | 4:45 PM IST

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