Till recently, there were rumors about Shahid kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor doing a film together. But now, the news is confirmed. Reportedly, the Kapoor duo have bagged Vishal Bhardwaj’s next film, based on Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, Hamlet, and is titled ‘Haider’. It is learnt that the film will be shot in Kashmir.
Buzz was that, Anushka Sharma was Vishal’s first choice of heroine in the film, and that Shraddha would apparently play the role of Ophelia in the same. However, now, Shradda has been confirmed as the film’s female lead. Besides Shraddha and Shahid, Bollywood actress Tabu, who is one of Vishal’s favorite actresses, is also roped in and will play the role of Lady Macbeth. With Haider, Vishal will complete his trilogy that started with Maqbool in 2003, followed by Omkara (2006).
Hamlet is the story of a son of a former king who takes revenge from his uncle and the then King Claudius for snatching away the throne by murdering his father. Shahid Kapoor will essay the lead role of Hamlet.
Earlier, Shahid Kapoor has worked with Vishal in Kaminey.