Amal “Sangram Singh” portraying a gay character in short film

amalActor Amal Sehrawat, known popularly  as Sangram Singh of the hit soap opera “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai”, will portray a gay character in an upcoming short film titled “Gay Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai”.

IANS has reported that  Amal will be joined by his “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai” co-star Alok Nath in the special video.

“My character’s name is Vimlesh in the film and Alok Nath is playing my father-in-law. This film has a positive message on gay marriage. The film takes a dig at what obstacles are faced during gay marriages in India. It has been told in a very entertaining and refreshing manner,” Amal was quoted as saying

Amal said: “We have over-hyped the whole issue of gay rights in our country. In India, sex is still a taboo. Physical intimacy and sexual preference are two different things. “What is important is the inner feeling. I know so many wonderful people who have different sexual preferences.”

The short film will be released on the YouTube channel Nazar Battu Productions on Friday, Jne 3.

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1 Comment

    June 2, 2016 at 3:31 pm Reply

    More such gay characters need to be etched in mainstream bollywood to change public perception.

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