Omar Abdullah Denies Complaining About Haider to Vishal Bhardwaj

  | October 09, 2014 16:53 IST (Srinagar)
Omar Abdullah

Omar has revealed that he had not even watched Haider

The J&K CM lashed out against a news site which reported that he had complained about Kashmirs portrayal in the film to the Bollywood filmmaker

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has denied news reports suggesting he complained about Haider to filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, saying he has not even watched the movie yet.

Reacting sharply to a report carried by a news portal that reported something on the same lines, Omar wrote on Twitter:

Omar Abdullah has also demanded the news be withdrawn with a correction.

He further tweeted:

With Haider, an adaptation of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, Vishal Bhardwaj has tried to portray the story of violence and innocence through periods of turbulence in Kashmir. (Also Read: Haider Review)

The movie has been co-scripted by talented Kashmiri writer Basharat Peer whose book Curfewed Nights had been very well received by both readers and critics.

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