adaptation on Shakespeare’s Hamlet has highlighted Kashmir issue. Everything
about this film is simply great. First of all let me talk about script. Well
crafted script and screenplay. The dialogues depicting the plight of Kashmiris
is surely going to touch hearts. What a tragedy! Kashmir is torn between India
and Pakistan. They have to show ID cards every now and then in their own
homeland. Whoever is doubted to be a militant or suspected of having even a
remote connection with a militant is arrested, tortured, kept in cells,
killed in encounters etc. Survey says, many people are missing in
Kapoor’s best film, comes home from Aligarh on learning about his family house
being burnt, father missing. He gets shocked and depressed to find his mother
(Tabu) in a singing-dancing mood with his Khurram Chacha (Kay Kay Menon).
Haider is not ready to believe that his father is dead. He along with his love
interest (Shraddha Kapoor) starts searching for his father in every camp, jail,
cells but efforts are all in vain. Then comes Rudaar (Irfaan Khan) as messenger
of Haider’s father. The message brought by him shakes Haider.
thereafter? Is Haider’s father dead or alive? Was there any romantic angle
between Kay Kay Menon and Tabu in the movie? What path Haider choose in his
the challenges faced by Kashmiris every moment. So much of uncertainties and
unpredictability to be faced by the people.
Bismil’ is great.
excellent, deserves a National award. Vishal Bhardwaj is to applauded for
handling such a sensitive issue in such a subtle and empathetic manner. Tabu-
what a delight to watch her on screen. Kay Kay Menon- as always – another
great performance from him. Irfaan Khan – what a powerful entry, even
though screen time is less. Shraddha Kapoor’s performance is ok.
liked by you, if you are looking for fun element. It is a very intense movie.
Go for it, if you love this genre and also to enjoy great performances.