Hey Netflix, Ditch Narcos. The Karnataka Elections Deserve a Show

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Hey Netflix, Ditch Narcos. The Karnataka Elections Deserve a Show

Illustration: Akshita Monga

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hey say it takes just one man to change the world… but in the southern peninsula of India, it takes 221 men to do one simple math sum. Can they eventually arrive at a conclusion? We can’t wait to find out.

News reports, think pieces, and analysis aren’t doing the Karnataka elections justice, but with the addition of a bit of absurd drama, they could well deserve their own multi-genre TV show – working title, Kar-Naatak, The Wild Wild State. But first, it’ll need a budget that can accommodate a massive star cast that will give any saas-bahu soap a complex (at least 112 dudes who will play MLAs), and still have money to spare to hire chartered planes, buses, and the entire Eagleton Resort.

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