Bollywood Movies That Are Based On LGBTQ

WRITTEN BY Sumit Kumar2023-02-23,16:57:16 entertainment

Fire (1996)

One of the first and most contentious films to examine lesbian relationships in India was directed by Deepa Mehta


Mango Souffle (2002)

The Mahesh Dattani-directed movie tells the story of a young gay man in Mumbai who comes out to his religiously traditional family

My Brother...Nikhil (2005)

This film, which was directed by Onir, is based on the true account of a gay man who received an AIDS diagnosis in the 1980s

Aligarh (2016)

Directed by Hansal Mehta, the movie is based on the true story of a gay professor who was suspended from his job and deals with the themes of discrimination and homophobia


Dear Dad (2016)

The film, which was directed by Tanuj Bhramar, is about a father and son relationship in which the father reveals to his son that he is gay

Kapoor & Sons (2016)

This family drama, which Shakun Batra directed, examines themes of acceptance and identity while featuring a gay character

The Other Love Story (2016)

Directed by Roopa Rao, this web series is about two women falling in love in Bangalore in the 1990s

Evening Shadows (2018)

Directed by Sridhar Rangayan, this movie tells the story of a young man coming out to his conservative family in a small town in India

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan (2020)

Directed by Hitesh Kewalya, this romantic comedy features a gay couple trying to convince their families to accept their relationship

Loev (2015)

This film, which Sudhanshu Saria directed, is about two men who fall in love while visiting the Western Ghats for a weekend