India’s first gay film Badnam Basti resurfaces after nearly half a century's hibernation in Berlin archive
Badnam Basti’s fate is as chequered as its history. The 1971 Hindi film considered as India’s first movie depicting a homosexual relationship and thought to be lost, has emerged after 49 years of hiding in an archive in Berlin. It is one year short of celebrating half a century of obscurity.
The valuable lesson I learnt in 2018 was that we must always take pride in and talk about the great work women silently put into making us
Dear straight people, your insensitivity in welcoming queers, and Section 377 being used as an “odious weapon” by the law to harass the LGBTQIA community could change right now.
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