After the splendid reviews of Sacred Games, Netflix has increased India’s palpitations by announcing its forthcoming series titled as Bard Of Blood which stars Emraan Hashmi and gonna be produced under the banner of Bollywood king, Shahrukh Khan’s production house named as Red Chillies Entertainment. Netflix doesn’t seem to leave any stone unturned in setting the streaming world on fire by back to back coming up with astounding content.
Bard of Blood is an adaptation of a novel of the same name written by Bilal Sidiqi and is produced by Shahrukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment. Emraan Hashmi will be seen as the lead in this Netflix Original playing the role of Kabir Anand. Emraan took Twitter to share the same as he wrote, “‘To be, or not to be’… The answer is to be. Ready ‘to be’ Kabir Anand. Excited to be a part of this thrilling journey !! ?” No further information about the rest of the cast, director and the release date is revealed yet.
Netflix announced its series by revealing a 30 sec teaser in which Emraan is seen picking up a book written Bilal Sidiqi, he proceeds to read it and says “God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.” This Netflix original will be an 8 episode political thriller and Set against the backdrop of the Indian subcontinent, the multilingual series will tell the story of an expelled spy, Kabir Anand, who is recalled from his new life as a Shakespeare professor in Panchgani to save his country and the long-lost love. A combination of combat skills, intellectual background and personal circumstances propel Kabir to avenge the past and face his deadliest enemies in a race against time. According to the makers, the series will involve “intricate, highly stylised action sequences never before seen on screen in India”.
Earlier, Shah Rukh Khan had said, “We have always tried to create world-class content and entertainment from India. Netflix has shown that Indian stories have a global audience and we would love to use this platform and its reach to tell more stories.” In an earlier statement, the makers had declared, “The series will be shot on location and the characters will interact in Hindi, Urdu, English and other languages.”