Tapping into the thrill generated by Netflix’s smash hit sequence “Squid Game”, Mumbai Police on Thursday put throughout a message about highway security guidelines.
The Korean language present, directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk, premiered on the streamer on September 17 and has hit the mark of 111 million views in lower than a month since its debut making it Netflix”s “biggest series launch” until date.
In this well-liked survival drama sequence, the primary recreation that’s performed by the contestants is “Red Light, Green Light”, during which a giant robotic doll says in English, “Red gentle, Green Light”, to the contestants. If the participant strikes after she says “red light”, they get eliminated and are shot down.
In a novel way to drive home the message to follow the traffic rules, Mumbai Police took to Instagram to share their version of ‘Red Light, Green Light”.
“You are the “frontman” of your “recreation” on the highway: it can save you your self from getting eradicated. Stop at purple lights. #SafetyNotAGame #EliminateSpeedGames,” they captioned the publish with a small clip from the actual sequence within the present.
The Instagram publish garnered round 42,869 views in two hours and over 70 feedback.
“Squid Game” follows 456 people struggling with debt in Seoul who sign on to play a series of deadly competitions based on Korean children’s games, the winner of which will receive 45.6 billion won (USD 38 million).
The nine-part show stars Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-jun, Jung Ho-yeon, O Yeong-su, Heo Sung-tae, Anupam Tripathi, and Kim Joo-ryoung.
In the past, Mumbai Police gave a witty twist to the American show “Friends: The Reunion” special to underscore the importance of staying indoors during the coronavirus lockdown.
Last year, the police drew inspiration from the popular ”90s shows like “Nukkad“, “Mahabharat“, “Hum Log“, “Fauji“, and “Circus” to raise awareness about social distancing amid the coronavirus lockdown.
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