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Aligarh (2016)

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Based on true events, a closeted Indian professor is suspended from his job after he is filmed having sex with another man. With the help of a crusading journalist, he then goes to court to win back his position, in the process challenging the country’s homophobic laws.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: February 26th, 2016 (Limited) by Eros Entertainment
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 114 minutes
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Keywords: Life in a Small Town, LGBT, College Professor, College, Muslims
Source:Based on Factual Book/Article
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Eros Entertainment, Karma Pictures
Production Countries: India

Leading Cast

   Professor Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras
   Deepu Sebastian

Supporting Cast

Ashish Vidyarthi    Anand Grover
Delnaaz Irani    Namita
Sukhesh Arora    Tahir Islam
Balaji Gauri    Nita Grewal
Sumit Gulati    Tashi
Ishwak Singh    Arvind Narayan
Nutan Surya    Anjali Gopalan
Divya Unny    Reporter

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Production and Technical Credits

Apurva Asrani    Screenwriter
Ishani Banerjee    Story by
Sunil Lulla    Producer
Sandeep Singh    Producer
Hansal Mehta    Producer
Indranil Chowdhury    Production Designer
Apurva Asrani    Editor
Karan Kulkarni    Composer
Satya Rai Nagpaul    Director of Photography

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