Bard of Blood Is Now Streaming on Netflix in India

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Emraan Hashmi in the Bard of Blood poster

Highlights
  • A total of seven episodes in Bard of Blood season 1 on Netflix
  • The Netflix original is a production of Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies
  • Emraan Hashmi, Sobhita Dhulipala star in Bard of Blood

The first Shah Rukh Khan-produced Netflix original is here. Bard of Blood — based on the book of the same name from first-time author Bilal Siddiqi, who is also a creator on the series — is now streaming on Netflix in India and across the world. Starring Emraan Hashmi (Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai), Sobhita Dhulipala (Made in Heaven), and Viineet Kumar Singh (Mukkabaaz) in the lead as three rogue Indian intelligence agents Kabir Anand, Isha Khanna, and Veer Singh, respectively, the Netflix spy action thriller series follows them as they venture into the Pakistani province of Balochistan to rescue four fellow agents from the clutches of the Taliban, being supported by Pakistani intelligence services.

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In addition to Emraan Hashmi, Sobhita Dhulipala, and Viineet Kumar Singh, Bard of Blood also stars Jaideep Ahlawat (Gangs of Wasseypur) as Pakistani intelligence agent Tanveer Shehzad, Kirti Kulhari Sehgal (Four More Shots Please!) as Baloch freedom fighter Jannat Marri, Abhishekh Khan as Baloch separatist group leader and Jannat’s younger sibling Nusrat Marri, Danish Husain (Welcome 2 Karachi) as Taliban leader Mullah Khalid, Ashiesh Nijhawan as Taliban second-in-command and Mullah’s son Aftab Khalid, Amit Bimrot (Raid) as Indian analyst Nihar Gupta, Shamaun Ahmed (The Big Bong Connection) as Jannat’s husband Qasim Baloch, and Shishir Sharma (Talvar) as Indian intelligence chief Arun Joshi.

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The new Netflix original series from India also has recurring or guest roles for the likes of Sahiba Bali (Laila Majnu) as Pakistani intelligence agent Abida, Sohum Shah (Tumbbad) as Vikramjit Singh, Shruti Marathe (Mumbai Pune Mumbai 2) as Vikramjit’s wife Neeta Singh, Hanish Chopra as their son Sikandar Singh, Rajit Kapoor (Uri: The Surgical Strike) as Kabir’s former boss Sadiq Sheikh, and Kallirroi Tziafeta (Dil Dhadakne Do) as American agent Jessica Parker.