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SQUID GAME Takes Over The World

By Rediff Movies
October 27, 2021 12:13 IST
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Are you a Squid Game fan?

Ever since the children's game turned into a Web series on Netflix, it has become a worldwide craze.

The series focuses on a group of people desperately in debt in South Korea who are tricked into mysterious children's games.

They compete in the games in the hope of winning the jackpot money and changing their lives even if the stakes are high.

The show has given birth to endless memes, new makeup looks and is set to become a popular Halloween costume this year.

How are people showering their love on Squid Game? Let's take a look.

Please click on the images for a better look at the Squid Game craze across the globe.

IMAGE: A 10 feet imitation of Younghee, the deadly doll from the Netflix series, is displayed outside a mall in Quezon City, The Philippines. Photograph: Eloisa Lopez/Reuters


IMAGE: People queue up to try their hand at the 'honeycomb challenge' at a cafe in Singapore.
This is one of the most stressful challenges on the show, where the players have to cut a shape out of honeycomb with a needle. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters


IMAGE: Squid Game actress Jung Ho-yeon could not complete the honeycomb challenge in real life, although her character in the show, Kang Sae-byeok, did it.Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters


IMAGE: Nail salon owner Lim Pei Xin works on a Squid Game manicure for a client at her shop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photograph: Lim Huey Teng/Reuters


IMAGE: Customers take a photograph with staff members wearing Squid Game costumes at a cafe in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photograph: Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana/Reuters


IMAGE: The tracksuits worn in the series have especially become very popular, and they are stitched at a clothing factory in Seoul, South Korea. Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters


IMAGE: A girl wears a tracksuit with the number 456, which was worn by the main character, Lee Jung-jae, in a park in Seoul. Photograph: Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters



IMAGE: A customer plays the Red Light, Green Light game from the Netflix show at a cafe in Jakarta. Photograph: Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana/Reuters



IMAGE: A person wearing a Squid Game costume attends the MCM Comic Con event in London. Photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters


IMAGE: Squid Game is played on a mobile phone.Photograph:Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters


Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/
Feature Presentation: Rajesh Alva/




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