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Guess what Shahid's reading?

Shahid Kapoor


New Delhi, Aug. 20 -- Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, who's excited for his upcoming film - an adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet - is now reading other works of the legendary author.

"While preparing for his film, Shahid had read sketches of the tragic play to understand the characters better, especially the tragic characters ... he found them intriguing," says a source, adding: "He has also been discussing how Shakespeare's characters are distinct and at the same time, have a strong personality."

The 33-year-old feels that reading more of the author's works will help him as an actor. "It'll help Shahid explore character nuances better. He has bought a collection of plays by Shakespeare and has been taking time out to read them as and when possible," says the source.