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Bald Shahid Kapoor upsets fans

Dibyojyoti Baksi, Hindustan Times   January 30, 2014
First Published: 19:52 IST(30/1/2014) | Last Updated: 19:55 IST(30/1/2014)

Bald Shahid upsets fans

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Shahid Kapoor has gone bald for his role in director Vishal Bharadwaj’s film, Haider, and his fans aren’t too pleased with this decision. On January 29, the 32-year-old actor, tweeted, “Chop, chop day,” indicating that he was going to get his head shaved. Almost instantly, #DontGoBaldShahid began to trend on Twitter with fans urging him not to get rid of his hair for a role.

A fan, @rose_loves_zayn tweeted, “@shahidkapoor Please don’t go Bald...seriously.. if u want to go bald.. please donate ur hair to me..i love ur hair #DontGoBaldShahid,” while another fan @lady_gabbar tweeted, “#DontGoBald shahid, I will start loving Saif Ali Khan if u go bald. (sic)”

Clearly, it wasn’t an easy decision for the actor either, who tweeted on Januray 26, “Reading scenes for the final sched of HAIDER..Nervous and excited..Last 4 days of hair I can run my hands thru..Snowed out kashmir calling (sic).” When contacted, Shahid admitted that he is overwhelmed by the response from his fans. He says, “It is heartening. I have tried to read most comments and fan mails.”

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