The 'Maachis' actress would be seen playing the role of a mother in the modern adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy 'Hamlet'.
"Tabu has brought in a modern day mother India in @Haidermovie with mystery. One of the best performance of her career," Irrfan tweeted.
Irrfan also heaped praise on Bhardwaj for adapting the script beautifully.
"Vishal's hamlet is not as confused as Shakespeare's he is rather wounded emotionally and physically. He carries the suffering of whole generation," he said.
"Vishal's has come up with his third adaptation of Shakespeare with master stroke. Kashmir has never been shown from inside the way he has."
Bhardwaj had earlier adpated Shakespeare's Macbeth ('Maqbool') and 'Othello ('Omkara).
'Haider' also stars Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor and Kay Kay Menon. It is hitting thatres on October 2.