Bollywood famous person Shah Rukh Khan’s banner Red Chillies Entertainment has partnered with Netflix to convey out a multilingual sequence based totally on the e-book Bard of Blood.
Penned via younger Indian writer Bilal Siddiqi, the tale shall be delivered to lifestyles as an eight-episode high-octane political espionage mystery sequence.
Shah Rukh mentioned in a commentary: “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.”
Reed Hastings, Netflix Founder and CEO, mentioned he was once desirous about increasing its slate of originals in India.
“We are thrilled to work with a brilliant, young writer like Bilal Siddiqi and take his gripping, inventive storytelling to Netflix members worldwide,” mentioned Hastings.
Set towards the backdrop of the Indian subcontinent, the multilingual sequence will inform the tale of an expelled secret agent, Kabir Anand, who’s recalled from his new lifestyles as a Shakespeare professor in Panchgani to avoid wasting his nation and long-lost love.
A mix of battle talents, highbrow background and private cases propel Kabir to avenge the previous and face his deadliest enemies in a race towards time
According to the makers, the sequence will contain “intricate, highly stylised action sequences never before seen on screen in India”.
The sequence shall be shot on location and the characters will engage in Hindi, Urdu, English and different languages.
Venky Mysore, CEO, Red Chillies, mentioned: “We can’t wait to bring this thrilling nail-biter to screens around the world.”