Aligarh, the Truth About Dr. Ramchandra Srinivas Siras

Manoj Bajpayee Aligarh

“Aligarh,” directed by Hansal Mehta, is a human rights narrative that depicts the harsh realities of gays living in the conservative Indian society. It’s a gripping storyline wrapped in a mosaic of historic verdicts, the first is the Delhi High Court’s initial decriminalisation followed by the Supreme Court recriminalizing Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code.

It is a real account of Dr. Ramchandra Srinivas Siras, a professor and head of the Classical Modern Indian Languages Faculty at Aligarh Muslim University, suspended for moral reasons. The film begins ……. continue reading

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