A special 'Haider' screening was held Tuesday in Mumbai for a selected Bollywood stars before the movie has its nation wide release on October 2nd. The movie that has received full support from the film industry, seems to have blown over megastar Amitabh Bachchan. Like many other stars, Bachchan took to Twitter to shower praises over the film. He wrote, “Haider : a special film .. exceptional performances .. and such an intelligent adaptation .. !!”

Recently renowned filmmakers like Deepa Mehta, Mira Nair and Hansal Mehta hailed Vishal Bhardwaj's 'Haider' as a must watch. City Lights' director Hansal Mehta tweeted, "Haider is stunning. Vishal 'Bhardwaj is a brilliant story teller. He redefines Hamlet and how good is Haider and what a performance by Shahid Kapoor. Tabu is stunning so is the entire ensemble. Pitch perfect performances." Praising the song Bismil, he wrote, “Mehta also praised the song 'Bismil' from the movie. "Bismil is a spectacle you would never have seen before. Haider has one more hero. Pankaj Kumar, its Director of Photography is a true artist. Filmmakers in the distant future will adapt Vishal Bhardwaj. Cant get the film off my mind."

National award-winning director Mira Nair said, "Brilliant #basharatpeer, mesmerising Tabu, @irrfan_k, kashmir's agony&beauty, all in the masterful hands of Vishal Bhardwaj. Haider is a must see."

Actor Ali Zafar congratulated Shahid Kapoor on his performance and wrote, "Just saw Haider. One rarely gets to see such a strong film with such strong performances. Shahid Kapoor your best till date. Bravo brother."

According to actress Huma Qureshi 'Haider' is a haunting story. "Saw it last night Haider still haunts me Shahid Kapoor at his besttt! So many moments... The last scene between him and Tabu stuck in my head," she said.

"Just saw #Haider. Vishal's film. It's beautiful with fabulous performances. Politically relevant, it's heartbreakingly satisfying. Bravo!" tweeted filmmaker Deepa Mehta.

Prabhu Deva tweeted, “Just saw Haider...congrats to the entire team! @shahidkapoor and @ShraddhaKapoor were rocking !” Ayushmann Khurana also praised the film and said, “Watched #Haider. Vishal sir take a bow! @ShraddhaKapoor is so natural & pretty in the film! And what a legendary act by @shahidkapoor! Woot.”

Director Anurag Basu said, “#Haider is the most imp film in recent history, Best performances in recent history.140 characters are not enough to describe it's greatness.”


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