Emraan Hashmi’s first look from Netflix’s upcoming thriller espionage series Bard of Blood has been revealed.
The announcement was made on Netflix India’s Twitter page:
Bard of Blood revolves around an expelled RAW agent named Kabir Anand (played by Hashmi), who is recalled from his present job as a Shakespearean professor after his ex-boss is killed.
It is based on a 2015 Indian novel with the same name written by debutant author Bilal Siddiqi.
Directed by Ribhu Dasgupta, the cast also includes Sobhita Dhulipala, Ivan Rodrigues, Vineet Kumar Singh and Kirti Kulhari.
It has been produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment, which is also involved in the production of Netflix film Class of 82 starring Bobby Deol; one of 10 upcoming Indian films that Neflix has invested in.
Khan earlier stated: “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.”
Netflix India also recently revealed Kiara Advani’s first look from the upcoming film Guilty.
All episodes of Bard of Blood stream on 27 September.
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