Bard of Blood

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Bard of Blood
Based onThe Bard of Blood
by Bilal Siddiqi
Directed byRibhu Dasgupta
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
Production company(s)Red Chillies Entertainment
Original networkNetflix
Original release27 September 2019

Bard of Blood is an upcoming Indian fictional spy thriller web series based on the 2015 espionage novel of the same name by Bilal Siddiqi.[1][2] Directed by Ribhu Dasgupta and produced by Red Chillies Entertainment, the series stars Emraan Hashmi in the lead role along with Kirti Kulhari, Vineet Kumar Singh, Jaideep Ahlawat, Amyra Dastur and Sobhita Dhulipala.[3][4][5] It is an eight-episode series that revolves around the story of an ex-RAW agent.[6][7] The series will premiere on 27 September 2019 on Netflix.


An excommunicated RAW agent Kabir Anand returns to a covert mission with analyst Isha and another sleeper agent Veer Singh to rescue four RAW agents captured in Balochistan.



It will feature characters interacting in Hindi, Urdu and English.[8][9] The series will premiere on 27 September 2019 on Netflix.


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  2. ^ "Shah Rukh Khan to appear on David Letterman's Netflix talk show". 15 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Emraan Hashmi kicks off Netflix 'Bard of Blood' produced by Shah Rukh Khan". 18 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Kirti Kulhari plays a Baluchi girl in Netflix's Bard of Blood". 15 March 2019. Retrieved 9 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Netflix's Bard of Blood to Release in August-September, Says Sobhita Dhulipala". 10 May 2019.
  6. ^ "Emraan Hashmi on The Bard of Blood: It will challenge me as an actor". 28 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Emraan Hashmi roped in for Netflix's upcoming series produced by Shah Rukh Khan". 28 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Netflix and Red Chillies Entertainment Announce A New Original Series Based on 'Bard of Blood'". Netflix Media Center. 17 November 2017. Retrieved 23 August 2019.
  9. ^ "Netflix to produce TV series with Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan". 17 November 2017.

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