Netflix shared a new promotional video of ‘Bard of Blood’ featuring Shah Rukh Khan and Emraan Hashmi
Shah Rukh Khan, who chose to take a break from acting after his last outing ‘Zero’ shared a cryptic teaser of Netflix’s upcoming thriller.
Produced by SRK’s production house Red Chillies Entertainment, the series is based on a bestselling 2015 book of the same name by Bilal Siddiqui. The series stars Emraan Hashmi as a former secret agent, who is uprooted from his life as an English professor, and sent into a dangerous mission.
Shah Rukh Khan in an interrogation room for Netflix’s Series
In a teaser, SRK is seen engrossed in a telephonic conversation about the role of an interrogator. It begins with the actor receiving a call, believing it to be for a film, only to learn that it is for a real spy gig. The 25-second teaser ends with a title card, asking viewers to watch out for more on 22 August.
In a follow-up to the introductory video, Shah Rukh is seen negotiating about the interrogator role with his manager, Pooja. He tells her that he is ‘romantic hero,’ and don’t want to succumb under the pressure of a powerful agency. However, he soon finds out that he is not talking to his manager but this is a yet another mysterious call.
With a new follow-up to the story, Shah Rukh has finally landed in the interrogation room. He is in conversation with the mysterious caller and demands for better lighting in the room. However, to his surprise he is not alone in the room. A handcuffed masked person sits at the opposite end of the table, facing Shah Rukh Khan. Can you guess who that is?
Shah Rukh Khan meets the ‘Bard of Blood’
Later in the video, Emraan breaks out of his handcuffs and calls Shah Rukh ‘a complete idiot’. The sketch ends with Emraan walking out of the interrogation and SRK offering him a banana. “At least tell me your name,” he says. “Bard of Blood,” says Emraan, and walks away even as SRK is asking him what his surname is: “Khanna, Kumar, Hashmi?”
All episodes of Bard of Blood will release on 27 September. Apart from Bard of Blood, Shah Rukh Khan is also producing a horror show, ‘Betaal’ for Netflix. The show to be helmed by ‘Ghoul’ director Patrick Graham along with Nikhil Mahajan.
Watch out the official trailer of ‘Bard of Blood’
BY DOLLY SINGH | DKODING MEDIA