Moreover, Twitter has been abuzz about Shahid's look, his
performance and the trailer of Haider at large.
Shahid has gone great lengths for his role in
Haider. The ace actor shred his hair and has extensively
shot in extreme weather conditions in Kashmir.Also during
shooting of Haider, Shahid used to spend a lot of time
alone to get into the skin of his character.
Shahid also spoke to the locals there and heard their stories.
He felt that the story of Haider connected with the people
of Kashmir at some level.
Shahid was however pleasantly surprised post the trailer launch
when his manager shared that among the sea of calls, two ladies
from Kashmir whom they had met during the shoot reached out to the
team and praised the trailer no bounds.
They also mentioned that Shahid's eyes itself are doing so much
of talking in the trailer of Haider. The two ladies
pointed out that his eyes have some pain which they have seen in
people in Kashmir.
They had a lengthy talk with his manager and spoke highly about
how they really liked the Haider trailer and Shahid has
done a fantastic job and how they cannot wait to watch the
Shahid is extremely touched by their gesture. While he has not
been able to call them back, he is truly humbled by them reaching
The actor's spokesperson adds, "It was very unexpected. Shahid was thrilled as the letters were written in Urdu and he's happy that his fans there have appreciated his work."