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The third and final instalment in Vishal Bharadwaj’s Shakespearean trilogy (after Maqbool, 2004, and Omkara, 2006) is finally here after a long wait and a brilliant trailer, and is the real bang-bang you should be watching this long weekend. 756 more words

Haider: Audacious filmmaking finds a story worth telling

In the ’90s, people disappeared in Kashmir all the time. They left in their wake distraught family members and unresolved questions. At one point in Basharat Peer’s memoir, … 894 more words

Indian Cinema

Movie review: Haider is a must watch

When Shakespeare is the base and Vishal Bhardwaj the director and storyteller, you get to see masterpieces like Maqbool, Omkara and now, Haider. Haider is the last of the Bhardwaj’s Shakespearean trilogy and the director has just taken the tempo of his style of storytelling forward. 710 more words

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Haider is brilliant: Take a bow, Vishal Bhardwaj!

Vishal Bhardwaj has clearly earned his place in the Hall of Fame of Indian cinema! I would rate him as one of the most creative filmmakers that we have, and of course, he also is one of our best music composers (to begin with!). 957 more words


A Potpourri of Vestiges: Haider (2014): Indian filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj's final chapter in Shakespeare trilogy

Haider is the latest offering from the renowned Indian filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj. Co-written by Basharat Peer and Bhardwaj himself, Haider is the third and final chapter in Bhardwaj’s Shakespeare trilogy. 1,582 more words


Haider (2014) Movie Review (3.5/5) - This One Has Its Chutzpah

After a couple of misadventures called 7 Khoon Maaf and Matru Ki Bijli Ka Mandola, Vishal Bhardwaj is back, and how! For quite some time now I had wondered if the man behind some unforgettable, if not classic, affairs like… 798 more words

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RATING 8.5/10
QUICK TAKE A fine adaption of Hamlet that goes beyond the original story and brings you a nuanced and sensitive take on the Kashmir situation through the eyes of a vacillating Haider. 740 more words