Hindi Cinema and LGBTQIA+ Representation

Hindi cinema has been quite unfair and rough to the LGBTQIA+ community and whatever they have been trying to compensate for, looks more of a staying relevant move than actual redemption.

Remember ‘Dostana’? If you haven’t watched the film yet, please watch at your own risk. The film had every bit of homophobia put in a comic way. ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’, one of the viewers’ favourite delights had Kanta Ben getting horror pangs whenever she looked at two men in an intimate position. ‘Housefull’, for example, had so much homophobia by Boman Irani’s character. ….continue reading

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