Bollywood releases 'first film with gay man as lead character' Director Hitesh Kewalya says the film is "not apologetic" about gay love and does not depict it as a "problem".

Director Hitesh Kewalya says the film is "not apologetic" about gay love and does not depict it as a "problem".

A rom-com touted as Bollywood's first film to feature a gay male lead character has been released in cinemas.

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, or Be Extra Careful About Marriage, stars popular actor Ayushmann Khurrana as an openly gay man who clashes with his conservative parents over his boyfriend.

Homosexual relationships are rarely represented in India, which legalised gay sex in 2018.

The film depicts a kiss between the male leads and shows one of the families...
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2020-02-21 20:05
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