Haider is set against the backdrop of unrest in the Kashmir valley and revolves around a guy called Haider who wants to avenge his father's murder at the hands of his uncle. An adaptation of William Shakespeare's play Hamlet the film stars Shraddha Kapoor as Shahid's love interest. The film has already become a hit in B town. Shraddha Kapoor has been receiving immense love and praise from the industry for her performance in the film and the response to Shahid Kapoor's performance too has been phenomenal.
Shahid has delivered a power packed performance in Haider and has been receiving a lot of praise and admiration from the industry insiders and critics alike. Shraddha plays the role of a Kashmiri journalist in the film and justifies her selection for the role with a noteworthy performance. Everyone who has watched the film has been showering praises on the actress for her top notch act in the film. Shraddha is overwhelmed with all the praise and feels very lucky to be a part of a film like Haider.
Shraddha Kapoor was very keen to show the film to her first co star. Yes, the young actress who made her debut in the industry with Mr. Amitabh Bachchan was insistent that the legend watches her performance in a film that she is proud of. The actress' career graph has seen a steady climb right from her first film to her recent outing. The actress has given back to back super hits what with Aashiqui 2 and Ek Villain's box office success and has received appreciation from the audience and people from the industry. Big B is the best person to assess her growth as he was around when she made her foray into Bollywood. Before the screening of Haider, Shraddha said, "I had made my debut with Amit sir and he was very supportive of me. Now that my next film is at the brink of its release I would love to have him watch the film and get his feedback on my performance." Her dream came true when Big B was invited for special screening of Haider.
Ever the one to support budding talent Amitabh Bachchan was ore sent for the special screening of the film and had very nice things to say about the actress. Bachchan took to Twitter to applaud the movie. "Haider: a special film.. exceptional performances .. and such an intelligent adaptation.. !!" the 71 years old actor tweeted. Apart from that Ayushmann Khurrana who was equally excited having watched the film tweeted, “Watched Haider. Vishal sir take a bow! ShraddhaKapoor is so natural & pretty in the film! And what a legendary act by shahidkapoor! Woot”
While Irrfan Khan who is himself a part of the film tweeted, “Shraddha is ethereal in Haider movie. She looks as if she was born in Kashmir. And What brilliant performance.” He also tweeted for Shahid "shahidkapoor in haider doesn't emerge as n actor he rather erupts with tremendous force. A new chapter begins from here onwards." Goldie Behl said, “Incredibly complex n superlative performances by Tabu shahidkapoor Irrfan_k ShraddhaKapoor Haider is looking at Kashmir inside out”. Huma Qureshi shared, “What a film! Haider Vishal sir hats off! And what a cast.. The sweetest ShraddhaKapoor shines. Tabu ma'am so divine ... Love her” Ali Zafar tweeted, “ShraddhaKapoor is sublime in Haider irrfan_k is some other level. Kay Kay Mennon so convincing. Must watch.”
Shahid Kapoor has always experimented with his look for every film. He changes his look completely from his hairstyle to clothes in order to fit the role perfectly. For Haider too the actor went bald but it seems that all his efforts have paid off with the praises he has been receiving from Bollywood. Tejaswini Kolhapure: said, “Haider toooooooo brilliant a film ...... ***** stars Shraddha Kapoor Kk, Tabu, shahid, irfan and shraddha just unbelievable .....” Shraddha Kapoor’s brother Siddhanth Kapoor tweeted, “Haider WOW, fantastic film. shahidkapoor ShraddhaKapoor ... Vishal sir's masterpiece !” Ronnie Screwvala said, "Path breaking performances by shahidkapoor ShraddhaKapoor irrfan_kTabu & Kay Kay Menon !!!
For Shahid too Ali Zafar said, “Just saw "Haider". One rarely gets to c such a strong film with such strong performances. shahidkapoor your best till date. Bravo brother.” Abhishek Kapoor tweeted “master craftsman vishalbhardwaj is in his element. Supreme cast. shahidkapoor has nailed the part he's the cherry on the cake Haider”. Huma Qureshi’s tweet read, "Saw it last night Haider still haunts me shahidkapoor at his besttt! So many moments..The last scene bt him and Tabu stuck in my head.”
Shahid has delivered a power packed performance in Haider. He has pushed the envelope as an actor and gone all out. The industry has come out in praise for the actor calling it one of Shahid’s finest performances till date. Anurag Kashyap wrote on a social networking website; Haider. What a film. Speech less. Shahid Kapoor !!!! Wow. Great writing brilliant cinematography most awesome performances music score every goddamn thing. Pure cinematic experience and most courageous beautiful film I have seen in a long time.
The response to Shahid Kapoor’s performance in the film has been phenomenal. The actor has been receiving a lot of praise and admiration from industry people and critics. Shraddha Kapoor is an actress with back to back hits to her credit but she is extremely new in the music world. Besides her acting abilities her singing has gotten her praises galore. People are talking about her singing abilities thanks to her second musical outing. While Galliyan is a love ballad Do Jahaan is a Kashmiri folk song. Shraddha has sung two completely different kinds of songs equally well. The response Shraddha’s voice has received is phenomenal. She is overwhelmed by the positive feedback she has been receiving from all quarters for Do Jahaan.
Shahid says he believes in doing good work without caring much about box office collection or any award. He has pushed the envelope as an actor and gone all out. The industry has come out in praise for the actor calling it one of Shahid’s finest performances till date. Shahid Kapoor has given one of the biggest hits of his career with Vishal Bhardwaj's Kaminey and now the duo has teamed up again for Haider. "I can proudly say Haider is the best film of my career. This film has everything that I haven't done before. I have pinned my hopes on this film," Shahid told reporters in a group interview.