Monday, 22 April, 2019

New movie shows why Pakistan loves to hate India

A man rides an escalator past posters of the movie "Waar" at the Atrium cinemas in Karachi October 23,   2013. REUTERS/Akhtar SoomroMilitants overrun a Pakistani police academy and kill 100 officers. An Indian spy and her accomplice waltz in a glitzy flat in Islamabad to celebrate the success of their mission. This is a scene from Waar ("Strike"), Pakistan's first big-budget movie which opened this month to enthusiastic audiences in the nuclear-armed South Asian country of 180 million. Filmed with the support of the all-powerful military, the movie depicts every volatile aspect of Pakistan's rocky relationship with its nuclear arch-rival India. …

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