Shah Rukh Khan after being called the King Khan of Bollywood is taking his turn towards creating his magnificence in the web series world as well. The star is going to head on the digital world with his two new works for Bard of Blood and Betaal.
As learnt, the shooting for Shah Rukh Khan’s second digital production ‘Betaal’ has wrapped up a few days back and the superstar called it as a ‘very scary’ show.
Shah Rukh Khan has taken up an entry into digital space this year itself and his first release will be the web show Bard of Blood that will be produced by his home banner Red Chillies Entertainment. The show stars Emraan Hashmi, Kirti Kulhari, Vineet Kumar Singh, Jaideep Ahlawat, Amyra Dastur and Sobhita Dhulipala in the leading role. The series is based on the book The Bard of Blood written by Bilal Siddiqi and it’s directed by Ribhu Dasgupta. It is known to start streaming on September 27, 2019.
Even before his debut digital production will make into the OTT screens, Shah Rukh has announced two more series that will soon be upcoming named- Betaal and Class of 83. Talking about Betaal, the Zero actor said that it’s a horror zombie-based show and that is going to be ‘very scary’. The show is helmed by Radhika Apte starrer Ghoul fame Patrick Graham along with Nikhil Mahajan.
As per sources revelations, it has been known that Shah Rukh Khan’s upcoming Netflix series is titled Betaal and is going to be the of horror genre. Talking about this upcoming web series, the OTT platform on which it is going to be released, shared a statement mentioning, “A remote village becomes the theatre of a breathless battle when a two-century-old Betaal, a British Indian Army officer, and his battalion of zombie redcoats are unleashed. With Indian police pitted against the undead army, hapless villagers are trapped in a horrific, edge-of-your-seat conflict.”
Betaal holds an ensemble cast including Viineet Kumar Singh, Aahana Kumra, Jitendra Joshi, Siddharth Menon, Manjiri Pupala, Syna Anand and Suchitra Pillai.