Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi, aka the serial kisser of the industry, is going to lead the Netflix upcoming series Bard of Blood. Produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s production house Red Chillies Entertainment, the series will be a multilingual based on Bilal Siddiqui’s book by the same name.
Emraan will play the role of an expelled spy Kabir Ahmed, who he is recalled from his life as a Shakespeare professor in Panchgani to save India and also his former love. Sharing more information about the series Netflix said in an official statement: A combination of combat skills, intellectual background and personal circumstances propel to avenge the past and face his deadliest enemies in a race against time.”
Netflix is currently riding high on the success of its first Indian web Original, Sacred Games. Apart from that the streaming service is also looking forward to its next Indian Original, Ghoul which is all set to release on August 24. It stars Radhika Apte and Manav Kaul. Besides that, Netflix has a few other originals lined up for India such as Crocodile, Selection Day and Again.