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Shahrukh, Emraan excited for their Netflix series 'Bard of Blood'

Saima Siddiqui

Saima SiddiquiBy Saima Siddiqui

Published on 14 Oct 2018 7:44 AM GMT

As the shoot for Netflix series Bard of Blood got underway on Sunday, actor-producer and superstar Shah Rukh Khan said it is the most exciting stuff to come out of his production banner Red Chillies Entertainment.
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Mumbai: As the shoot for Netflix series 'Bard of Blood' got underway on Sunday, actor-producer and superstar Shah Rukh Khan said it is the most exciting stuff to come out of his production banner Red Chillies Entertainment.

Actor Emraan Hashmi, who is making his debut in the web series space with the show, commenced its shooting in Leh. He seems smitten by the beauty of the place.

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Red Chillies Entertainment's Gaurav Verma wrote: "Big day! 18 months of hard work faces the camera today... First day of 'Bard of Blood' shoot. Emraan Hashmi, Ribhu Das Gupta... and my partners in this journey. Thank you Red Chillies Entertainment, Netflix India and Shah Rukh Khan."

In response, Shah Rukh retweeted Verma's tweet and said: "This is one of the most exciting stuff Red Chillies and your team is doing my man. Love to you all."

Playing the lead role Imran Hashmi is also very excited with this project. In an interview Imran had said, “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.”

Based on Bilal Siddiqui's book "The Bard Of Blood", the show is set against the backdrop of the Indian subcontinent. The multilingual series will tell the story of an expelled spy, Kabir Anand who is recalled from his new life as a Shakespeare professor in Panchgani to save his country and long-lost love.

With IANS Inputs

Saima Siddiqui

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