(Hansal Mehta, 2015, India, 114 mins)
Milestone Indian film “Aligarh” is a biopic of a gay Indian professor who dies mysteriously after being suspended from his university for his homosexuality. Based on events that took place in 2010 at Aligarh Muslim University, the film follows the professor and the journalist who investigated his case. This heartbreaking film opened the 2015 Mumbai Film Festival.
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