Emraan Hashmi who recently started shooting for his upcoming film is all set to join another project. Just a month ago, Netflix released India’s first series ‘Sacred Games’ and recieved a lot of appreciation from the audience everywhere. After Scared Games, we will have another series coming.
Emraan has joined the cast of ‘Bard of Blood’ this series is based on Bilal Siddiqi’s 2015 novel of the same name, the eight-part series is about former spy Kabir Ahmed (Hashmi), “who is recalled from his new life as a Shakespeare professor in Panchgani to save his country and long-lost love”, according to a press release. The release date and other cast details are yet to be revealed. Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment is producing the series and the series will be shot in Hindi, Urdu, English and other languages.
On Twitter, as soon as Emraan Hashmi shared the teaser, he was welcomed on board by Shah Rukh for the new project. “‘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,” tweeted Emraan while SRK replied: “Be! Be! Welcome aboard my friend. Here’s to a journey full of excitement and drama.”
‘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 !! ????@NetflixIndia @RedChilliesEnt @iamsrk @_gauravverma @bilals158 #EmraanInBardOfBlood https://t.co/d5l1EfeHFr
— emraan hashmi (@emraanhashmi) July 27, 2018
— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) July 27, 2018
The teaser is simple and crisp. In the almost 30-second video, Emraan Hashmi can be seen browsing through a copy of Bard Of Blood as he says: “God has given you one face and you make yourselves another.”
In a statement published by Netflix 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.”