Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Will Bollywood's first gay movie be censored?

"Sanjay Sharma, the director of a Bollywood film, Dunno Y . . . Na Jaane Kyun, which is being hailed as India's Brokeback Mountain says he's confident that the gay kissing scenes will get past censors" reports UK Pink News. Few details about the film have been released, although promotional posters released show two topless men embracing. "At the moment I'm not thinking about any political or censor problems," Sharma told BBC Asian Network. He added that he was not frightened to show a "normal relationship" between two men. "I'm not afraid of anything," he said. "I stand by my conviction." The film is being released in English with subtitles, something which may make it more likely to avoid censorship. READ MORE