Promising thrills

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 06 Aug 2018 10:29:20


EMRAAN Hashmi says he is excited to make his Netflix debut with superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment’s production, The Bard of Blood.

The 39-year-old actor, who will be playing the lead in the show based on a best selling 2015 book of the samename by Bilal Siddiq, said the series will challenge him as a performer.

“Three years after launching Bilal’s The Bard Of Blood, I will play the protagonist - Kabir Anand. That’s destiny. “I am really excited to be a part of this newform of storytellingwhere contenthas no boundaries and the world is your audience. It will be a thrilling, edge-of-the seat experience that will challenge measan actor to bring out my best,” Emraan said in a statement.

The political thriller isset against the back drop of the Indian subcontinent, and revolves around an expelled spy (Emraan) who is recalled from his new life as a Shakespeare professor to save his country and former love. The Bard Of Blood will be released as an eight-episode series and will be filmed in languages including Hindi, English and Urdu.