Onir announces sequel to his LGBTQ film I Am; Sanjay Suri will co-produce

Titled We Are, the film will chronicle four LGBTQ-themed stories from different corners of the South Asian subcontinent.

Press Trust of India December 09, 2020 10:41:49 IST
Onir announces sequel to his LGBTQ film I Am; Sanjay Suri will co-produce

Filmmaker Onir on Wednesday announced he is set to helm LGBTQ-themed feature We Are, a sequel to his National Award-winning 2011 anthology, I Am.

Indian-Canadian producer Shant Joshi is backing the film via Canada-based Fae Pictures along with Onir and actor-producer Sanjay Suri of Anticlock Films.

We Are comprises four LGBTQ-themed stories from different corners of the South Asian subcontinent.

The film, co-written by Onir and Fawzia Mirza, is aiming to go on floors next year.

Check out the announcement here

I Am, which also consisted four shorts, featured an ensemble cast of Suri, Juhi Chawla, Manisha Koirala, Rahul Bose, Nandita Das, Arjun Mathur, among others.

On their official Twitter page, Fae Pictures said We Are, backed in association with Baby Daal Productions, will chronicle stories from Kashmir, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Bengaluru about "navigating queer love in all its forms".

Onir last helmed the 2018 romantic-drama Kuchh Bheege Alfaaz.

(With inputs from Press Trust of India)

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