Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoorsays being a part of Vishal Bhardwaj's upcoming film Haider will open a new chapter in her nascent career because the director has a reputation for making acclaimed movies.Shraddha, who has given two back-to-back hits like Aashiqui 2 and Ek Villain, said she feels blessed both her films worked with the audience and hopes to continue the good run with Haider.
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"This film is definitely going to add much more to my career. I feel it will open a new chapter in my career. Vishal sir has made some iconic films, which are remembered for performances by established actors. I hope the same happens to me as well," Shraddha said in an interview.
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Haider, inspired by William Shakespeare's famous tragedy Hamlet, is the third installment of Bhardwaj's trilogy after Maqbool and Omkara, which were based on Macbeth and Othello respectively. The film will hit theatres on October 2.
The film stars Shahid Kapoor as Haider and Shraddha plays his tragic lover. The actress said her role in the film was difficult and challenging, but the director made her feel at ease.
"This is my fifth film. The role was difficult and challenging because the character which I am playing is not only of a lover but also a best friend. It was my first intense role and was the most emotional, moving and challenging experience," she said.
"But because of atmosphere on the sets and Vishal sir, everything went smooth. There is so much love coming your way from him... I had to just surrender myself to my director and try my best to give him the best shot. He just makes you feel at ease," Shraddha said, adding she auditioned for the role.