On Friday, Netflix released the first trailer for its upcoming horror series, Betaal, co-produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment.
The series is based on a team tasked with clearing away the inhabitants of a village, and their unwitting involvement in unleashing a horrific enemy.
While on a mission to displace the natives of Campa forest in order to build a highway, the squad stumbles upon the curse of Betaal mountain and unleashes an army of zombies.
Check out the trailer:
Betaal stars Viineet Kumar, Aahana Kumra, Suchitra Pillai, Jitendra Joshi, Manjiri Pupala, and Syna Anand. The series’ showrunner is Patrick Graham, who previously directed the horror miniseries Ghoul for the streaming service.
Red Chillies previously produced the spy thriller Bard of Blood for Netflix, and has Class of ‘83, starring Bobby Deol, in the pipeline.
For those unaware, Netflix has released several Indian original series in 2020. First out of the gate was Jamtara, followed by Taj Mahal 1989, She and then Hasmukh. The streaming service’s most recent Indian original film was Mrs Serial Killer.
Betaal is co-produced by Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Television, SK Global Entertainment, and Ivanhoe Productions.