Haider movie is said to be an Indian adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet. The movie is shot in picturesque Kashmir and is completely based on past and present of Kashmir.
The film stars Shahid Kapoor in the titular role and Tabu essays the role of his mother who marries her brother-in-law Kay Kay Menon after his father disappears. The film also stars Shraddha Kapoor as the character Arshia, a journalist by profession and character Haider's love interest in the film.
Sotry in detail:
Haider - a young man returns home to Kashmir on receiving news of his father's disappearance. Not only does he learn that security forces have detained his father for harboring militants, but that his mother is in a relationship with his very own uncle.
Intense drama follows between mother and son as both struggle to come to terms with news of his father's death. Soon Haider learns that his uncle is responsible for the gruesome murder, what follows is his journey to avenge his father's death.