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2014's Indian crime drama, directed by Vishal Bhardwaj. A modern-day adaptation of William Shakespeare's tragedy Hamlett mixed with Kashmir conflicts of 1995. And third entry in Bhardwaj's Shakespearean trilogy.

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Was Roohdaar intended to be the replacement of Hamlet's father's ghost?

In the film Haider, as I mentioned in another question, supernatural elements were avoided in the film in comparison to Hamlet which it is based on. But there was one character named Roohdaar, which ...
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Why did Vishal Bhardwaj avoid supernatural themes in Haider and Maqbool?

In Vishal Bhardwaj's adaptations of Hamlet and Macbeth into Haider and Maqbool, why did he completely avoid all the supernatural elements like witches, ghosts, etc? Did he ever explained his choice of ...
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Did Vishal Bhardwaj want to make Shakespearean trilogy from the start?

Vishal Bhardwaj made three films based on Shakespeare, Maqbool (2003) based on Macbeth, Omkara (2006) based on Othello and Haider (2014) based on Hamlet; collectively know as Bhardwaj's ...