‘Haider’ to be screened in London Asian Film Festival
London: Bollywood film “Haider”, Vishal Bhardwaj’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”, will be screened at the London Asian Film Festival (LAFF).
Presented by Tongues on Fire — a not-for-profit organisation that focuses on showcasing great cinema with an Asian flavour from all over the world, the Shahid Kapoor-starrer will be shown at the Harrow Arts Centre on March 20, reports digitalspy.co.uk.
The movie, which also stars Shraddha Kapoor and Tabu, is set against the backdrop of the Kashmir insurgency in the mid-1990s.
Other events planned as part of the festival include a tribute to late Bollywood star Rajesh Khanna and a choreography master class from “Happy New Year” director Farah Khan.
Now in its 17th year, LAFF runs from March 19 to 28.