Feature FilmReleased Hindi


Dir.:ected by Vishal Bhardwaj | 02 Oct 2014

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Vishal Bhardwaj’s adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Haider is set in Kashmir in the 1990s. Haider (Shahid Kapur) is a student who returns home to Kashmir and finds his home in ruins. His father Dr. Hilaal Meer (Narendra Jha) is taken for questioning by the army after he was found guilty of giving medical treatment to a militant. Dr. Meer disappears like several Kashmiris suspected of having links with militants. Meanwhile, Haider’s mother, Ghazala (Tabu) and uncle Khurram (Kay Kay Menon) have started living together, which disgusts Haider. Broken and confused, he sets out to find his father in army camps and police stations. In his quest, he unearths several dark truths including that of his uncle’s political ambitions and betrayal.

Release Date
02 Oct 2014
Crime, Drama, Romance

Cast and Crew

Shahid Kapoor
as Haider Meer
Shraddha Kapoor
as Arshia
as Ghazala Meer
Kay Kay Menon
as Khurram Meer
Narendra Jha
as Dr. Hilal Meer
Kulbhushan Kharbanda
as Hussain Meer
Directed by
Vishal Bhardwaj
Written by
Vishal Bhardwaj, Basharat Peer,
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