Netflix India unveiled the first teaser for Bard of Blood, and upcoming spy thriller based on Bilal Siddiqi’s novel, produced by Shah Rukh Khan and starring Emraan Hashmi.
Neighbourhood Entertainment Desk/Avi Arya: Netflix India on Friday released the first teaser for Bard of Blood, a new original series from the streaming giant, produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment and starring Emraan Hashmi in the lead role. 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 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”. The series will be shot on location and the characters will interact in Hindi, Urdu, English and other languages.