The year 2016 will be the 400th year for the death anniversary of the legendary poet and writer William Shakespeare. The British Film Institute (BFI) and British Council have decided to hold a festival in the memory and the 400th anniversary of this poet
This festival will mark a proud moment for all Indians as three movies of the Indian director; Vishal Bhardwaj will be shown in the festival. The three movies are-
• Maqbool, 2003 which is based on Macbeth
• Omkara, 2006 which is based on Othello
• Haider, 2014 which is based on Hamlet.
After the screening of the movies, the audience will get a chance to interact with the director.
The screening will take place under ‘Shakespeare in Indian Cinema’.