Hamid Review: The Movie on Kashmir We Need in a Post-Pulwama World

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Hamid Review: The Movie on Kashmir We Need in a Post-Pulwama World

Illustration: Arati Gujar

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his weekend a small movie with a big subject will have its much-awaited release. Hamid, which is set in Kashmir, was scheduled for a February 15 release but was wisely pushed after the Pulwama attack. It has come to us now in this post-Pulwama world, where we are fresh off the high of an almost-war, waiting keenly for Pulwama: The Movie to tell us that we won it.

I can imagine the abject frustration of this war-hungry moviegoer as he watches Hamid, days after the conflict with Pakistan, when all he wants to do is rocket-bomb the fuck out of the bad guy so that he can stand up and cheer, even if it makes him spill his popcorn. But sadly Pulwama: The Movie will take time. Until then, there’s Hamid.

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