Shah Rukh Khan to produce Netflix’s upcoming horror series Betaal
After producing Bard of Blood starring Emraan Hashmi, and Class of 83 with Bobby Deol, Shah Rukh Khan is set to co-produce a horror series for Netflix.
Reportedly, the horror series will be titled Betaal, which is written and directed by Patrick Graham, co-directed by Nikhil Mahajan. The show will co-produced by Gaurav Verma, Red Chillies Entertainment and Netflix. For those, who don’t know, Graham had earlier helmed Radhika Apte-starrer "Ghoul" for Netflix. This will be SRK’s third piece of content to be produced by Red Chillies Entertainment
Reportedly, Betaal will is reportedly feature Vineet Kumar Singh and Aahana Kumra among others. The official announcement will be made soon.
Bobby Deol starrer Class of 83 is directed by Atul Sabharwal. The film tells the story of an upright policeman-turned-police instructor whose students grapple with the complexities of honour, morals and devotion towards their nation. Recently, Netflix had announced that Bard of Blood, will premiere on its platform on September 27. The seven-episode show is based on Bilal Siddiqi's bestselling book of the same name.
On the work front, after Zero which was helmed by Aanand L Rai and co-starred Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif in the lead role, SRK is yet to announce his next project.
The official logline of the show reads, "The story is about four Indian intelligence officers belonging to the Indian Intelligence Wing (IIW) who are compromised, before they can relay an important piece of information to India. They get captured and are about to be decapitated. The stakes are high."