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Queer Romance in Bollywood

  • TIFF 350 King Street West Toronto, ON, M6K 1H7 Canada (map)

๐Ÿ—ฃ Following a screening of EK LADKI KO DEKHA TOH AISA LAGA Ek, Bollywoodโ€™s first lesbian love story, members of the South Asian LGBTQ+ community join us for a roundtable conversation about inclusivity and representation in mainstream Bollywood.

Joining us:
๐Ÿ‘‰ Indu Vashist
Executive Director of the South Asian Visual Arts Centre.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Amita Handa
An equity officer with a Ph.D. in Sociology, podcast host, DJ and author of SILK SARIS AND MINI SKIRTS.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Berkha Gupta
Executive Director of the LGBT Youth Line, and a collective member for a colour deep, a grassroots group that creates spaces โ€” online and offline โ€” for queer, trans South Asians.

๐Ÿ’œ Co-written by the trailblazing trans filmmaker Gazal Dhaliwal, the film is about a young woman must contend with a family that wants her to get married, a writer who is completely smitten with her, and a secret that she harbours close to her heart.

June 12

๐ŸŽฌQueer Romance in Bollywood was guest programmed by Iman Grewal.

Earlier Event: June 12
Pride Networking & Social