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Varun Dhawan's Badlapur & Shahid's Haider: Similarities

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Varun Dhawan's movie Badlapur is set to release this Friday and the film has certainly created a lot of hype ever since the trailer was launched.

Directed by Sriram Raghavan, Badlapur features Varun Dhawan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Yami Gautam, Divya Dutta and Huma Qureshi in lead roles.

To talk a little about the movie Badlapur, Varun Dhawan plays the role of an ad executive and Yami Gautam will be seen as his wife. The couple also has a child and they lead a happily married life. Nawazuddin Siddiqui plays the main antagonist while, Divya Dutta and Huma Qureshi also have pivotal roles.

As a matter of fact, when the first look of Varun Dhawan's Badlapur was released, it was extensively compared with Shahid Kapoor's look in Haider.

However, Varun Dhawan then clearly said that his look in Badlapur is not at all inspired from Shahid Kapoor's Haider. Varun Dhawan then stated that he plays the role of a Maharashtrian while, Shahid Kapoor played a Kashmiri.

Like Shahid Kapoor's Haider, Varun Dhawan's Badlapur impressed us with the trailer itself and fans are super excited to catch the film on February 20th.

However, just on the eve of the release of the film, let us point out some of the interesting similar aspects between Varun Dhawan's Badlapur and Shahid Kapoor's Haider.

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Varun Dhwan's Look-Shahid Kapoor's Look

While, Shahid Kapoor was seen having full beard look in Haider, Varun Dhawan is also seen full beard in Badlapur.

Concept Of Revenge

Both Haider and Badlapur is based on the concept of revenge. In Badlapur, Varun Dhawan seeks revenge for the death of his wife, Shahid Kapoor in Haider seeks the same for his father.

Transformation From Chocolate Boy To Angry Man

Both Shahid Kapoor and Varun Dhawan were seen as 'chocolate boy' heroes when they started their career. While, Shahid has shed the tag with Haider, Varun Dhawan is ready to do the same with Badlapur.

Intense Songs

Shahid Kapoor was seen shaking his legs in the song 'Bismil' in Haider and Varun Dhawan is seen dancing in 'Jee karda' in Badlapur. Both the songs have a sense of sorrow and intensity which gives a gist of the story.

Varun Dhawan's Badlapur-Shahid Kapoor's Haider

While, many opined that Haider proved to be a career changing film for Shahid Kapoor, Badlapur is also being expected to be the same for Varun Dhawan.

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