Hamid, a film which explores an unlikely bond between an eight-year-old boy and a CRPF trooper, was slated to release on March 1, but will now hit the screens on March 15 after the makers decided to delay its release following the Pulwama terror attack last month.
Director Aijaz Khan said in a statement on Tuesday: “The nation was going through a state of grief and turmoil and we wanted to be one with the people of our country. ‘Hamid’ is above all a film about peace, love and most importantly about healing each other. We hope the film helps in spreading this very important message of love and redemption in these conflicted times.”
Hamid stars a local Kashmiri boy and has been shot entirely in Kashmir.(Twitter)
The film tells the story of how a boy named Hamid forms a relationship with a CRPF trooper and how it helps them find redemption and closure through dialogue and conversation. The film has been shot entirely in Kashmir and the eight-year-old protagonist is a local Kashmiri boy.
Hamid, starring acclaimed actress Rasika Dugal, had premiered globally at the Jio MAMI 20th Mumbai Film Festival with Star in October 2018.