Kubra Sait

Bollywood actress Kubra Sait during the Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW) Winter Festive 2018, in Mumbai.

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Kubra Sait and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the series

Netflix’s starry Sacred Games has enticed the media and attr­acted controversy. But it has thrown up a new star—Kubbra Sait’s Kuk­koo, a transgender, is an unalloyed hit, especially the ons­creen nudity on which the character hin­ges. We present Kubbra thus: str­­ong­­-lim­bed, clean-jawed, ath­­letically sensuous...deli­ghtfully retro-­­­­fitted with those shorts that smell of the ’80s.