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Saturday, October 11, 2014


Recently released from Ster-Kinekor is Haider, an upcoming Bollywood blockbuster film starring Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Tabu and Irrfan Khan in a guest appearance. Haider is about a young man returning home to Kashmir on receiving news of his father's disappearance. Not only does he learn that security forces have detained his father for harbouring militants, but that his mother is in a relationship with his 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 of his father. What follows is his journey to avenge his father's death.

Based on William Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, Hamlet is directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. Haider (Hamlet) is the third instalment of Bhardwaj's Shakespearean trilogy, following Maqbool (Macbeth) and Omkara (Othello).

Haider is running at Ster Kinekor at the Gateway Theatre of Shopping in Durban.