A small survey suggests that everyone who has seen the film is applauding Vishal Bharadwaj's choice of casting Shahid Kapoor in the title role of Haider.
They not only feel that it is Shahid's best performance but also that no one else could have done as much justice to the role as Shahid has done. Among the young actors only Shahid could pull off a role like this, the survey claims.
Pulling off a role like Haider's involved a lot of study of the character from Shahid's end. It meant deep understanding of the situations, the character Shahid was in and the actor left no stone unturned to essay this complex character with spontaneity.
The actor went deep into the skin of the character and delivered a top level performance in the film Haider. Shahid's character is as layered as Shakespeare characters are and everyone from the industry and audiences who have seen the film felt strong connection and engagement with Shahid's character all throughout.
Haider is a thorough performance based film and Shahid has not failed to impress the viewers one bit.
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Shahid Kapoor And Tabu
Wounded and hurt Shahid Kapoor hugging Tabu during the climax of the film.
Shahid Kapoor with an intense look while he was trying to complete his revenge.
Shahid Kapoor And Shraddha Kapoor
Shahid Kapoor's romantic side in Haider.
Talented Shahid Kapoor
Shahid Kapoor with a deep-thinking look in Haider.
Shahid Kapoor With Tabu
Shahid Kapoor donned several varied expressions in the movie and the actor did those with super perfection.
Shahid Kapoor In Action
Shahid Kapoor Fighting To Take His Revenge.
Shahid Kapoor Mixed Emotions
Shahid Kapoor's reaction when he gets a hint of a tragic incident in the film.
Shahid In Haider
Shahid Kapoor during the song 'Bismil'.
Shahid Kapoor At His Best
Shahid Kapoor has truly given his best ever performance in Haider.
Shahid And Shraddha
Shahid and Shraddha's pairing looked good and their chemistry also worked.