India decriminalised gay sex six months ago, but its film industry has only taken hesitant steps in the direction of equality. A still from the film Dostana. Photo: Handout
Sohini C
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Quick Take by Sohini C

Bollywood makes a song and dance about a lesbian romance – at last

  • The country decriminalised gay sex six months ago, but its film industry has only taken hesitant steps in the direction of equality.
  • What does this say about attitudes towards homosexuality, and about Indians themselves?

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India decriminalised gay sex six months ago, but its film industry has only taken hesitant steps in the direction of equality. A still from the film Dostana. Photo: Handout
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