Basic info
  1. Director: Hansal Mehta
  2. Country: India; Year: 2015; Language: Hindi; Runtime: 114 min; Color: Color
  3. Studio: Eros International; Karma Pictures
  4. Producer: Sunil Lulla, Aftab Qureshi, Shailesh R. Singh, Alok Tripathi; Writer: Apurva Asrani; Cinematographer: Satya Nagpaul; Editor: Apurva Asrani; Composer: Karan Kulkarni
  5. Cast: Sukhesh Arora, Manoj Bajpayee, Balaji Gauri, Sumit Gulati, Dilnaz Irani, Sachin Parikh, K.R. Parmeshwar, Rajkummar Rao, Ishwak Singh, Nutan Surya, Divya Unny, Suman Vaidya, Ashish Vidyarthi
Synopsis
The film is based on the real life incident of AMU academician Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras who was suspended from his job as a professor because of his sexual orientation.
Interesting links
  1. Review by Saibal Chatterjee: NDTV
  2. Review by Namrata Joshi: The Hindu
  3. Read about Prof. Siras: Wikipedia
  4. Prof. Siras in a 2010 TV interview: NDTV
  5. Article by Prof. Tariq Islam of AMU on Dr. Siras: The Wire
  6. Why a gay Indian professor’s death inspired a film: BBC
Where to watch/buy?
  1. Watch on YouTube with English subtitles
  2. Buy on Amazon
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