Squid Game: Why The Whole World Is Obsessed With This Popular South Korean Show

Squid Game is all about a fictional survival series which generally requires individuals to participate in what resembles a children's game. Either they succeed at life in Squid Game, or they just die trying.

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New Delhi: The South Korean show Squid Game has caught the interest of the audience worldwide. Promptly after its release, the intense thriller ride has become one of the most watched shows on Netflix. It has been trending at number one spot in several nations since it got released, and memes based on the show have flooded in the social media.

The show was released on 17 September. A month ago, Netflix’s co-CEO Ted Sarandos, quoted, “It’s only been out for nine days, and it’s a very good chance it’s going to be our biggest show ever.” An word of appreciation additionally rolled in from Jeff Bezos who stated, “@ReedHastings and Ted Sarandos and the team at @Netflix get it right so often. Their internationalization strategy isn’t easy, and they’re making it work. Impressive and inspiring. (And I can’t wait to watch the show.)”

Squid Game is all about a fictional survival series which generally requires individuals to participate in what resembles a children’s game. Either they succeed at life in Squid Game, or they just die trying. Director of the show Hwang Dong-hyuk is amazed with the unexpected triumph of the show. While addressing Variety, he said, “I wanted to write a story that was an allegory or fable about modern capitalist society, something that depicts an extreme competition, somewhat like the extreme competition of life. But I wanted it to use the kind of characters we’ve all met in real life.”

However, the show Squid Game is still topping the trending list. So taking a look at its huge achievement, has the director Hwang Dong-hyuk considered making a second part of this amazing show at this point? “I don’t have well developed plans for ‘Squid Game 2.’ It is quite tiring just thinking about it,” the director told Variety.

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