Directed by Hansal Mehta, the movie Aligarh is a gripping tale of homosexuality. The film was screened at Busan International Film Festival, BFI London Film Festival and Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival and was highly appreciated. Let’s look at five amazing facts about this movie.
1-Manoj Bajpayee is playing the character of an emotionally vulnerable gay professor who faces severe criticism for his sexual orientation.
2-Rajkummar Rao is playing a journalist who explores the professors’s life.
3-The movie is tackling the serious issue of homophobia and intended to change the attitudes of people toward homosexuals.
4-The movie is based on a true story about a university professor who was suspended from his post after a television news crew filmed him having sex with a rickshaw puller in an undercover sting operation.
5-Movie has got an ‘A’ certificate from the Censor Board without having any intimate scenes.