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Emraan Hashmi on Netflix debut: It will be a thrilling, edge-of-the seat experience

Emraan Hashmi's political thriller is set against the backdrop of the Indian subcontinent and the actor portrays an expelled spy in the film. 

Edited by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: July 28, 2018 18:22 IST ]

Actor Emraan Hashmi

Emraan Hashmi said that 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 bestselling 2015 book of the same name 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 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.

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 languages including Hindi, English and Urdu.

(With IANS Inputs)

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