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Emraan Hashmi says he is excited to make his Netflix debut with superstar Shah Rukh Khans Red Chillies Entertainments production The Bard of Blood. The 39-year-old actor, who will be playing the lead in the show based on a bestselling 2015 book of the same name by Bilal Siddiq, said the series will challenge him as a performer.
“Three years after launching Bilals The Bard Of Blood, I will play the protagonist – Kabir Anand. Thats destiny. I am really excited to be a part of this new form of storytelling where content has no boundaries and the world is your audience. It will be a thrilling, edge-of-the seat experience that will challenge me as an actor to bring out my best,” Emraan said in a statement.
Emraan Hashmi also tweeted about the show and wrote, “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 !! ”
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
The political thriller is set against the backdrop 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 Hindi, English and Urdu.
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