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8 Bollywood Stars Who Played Homosexuals Extremely Well

Homosexuality in India has for long remained taboo and unlike other social issues which are making their way to the Bollywood and highlighting the issues the country is facing, the topic of homosexuality hasn't been too widely covered within Bollywood. 

However, things have started changing and thus making Homosexuality in Bollywood, one of India's most mainstream film industries, a way of highlighting the LGBT issues the country faces. 

Some famous filmmakers and actors have portrayed stories and characters about homosexuality in varying degrees within the story. 



8 Bollywood Stars Who Played Homosexuals Extremely Well

8 Bollywood Stars Who Played Homosexuals Extremely Well

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Rahul Bose and Arjun Mathur in 'I Am', played remarkably well highlighting the humiliation and turmoil that openly gay men have to suffer in India. 

Rahul Bose and Arjun Mathur in 'I Am', played remarkably well highlighting the humiliation and turmoil that openly gay men have to suffer in India. 

Shabana Azmi and Nandita Das in the movie Fire (1996), a moviel well ahead of its time. 

Shabana Azmi and Nandita Das in the movie Fire (1996), a moviel well ahead of its time. 

The story of love and passion that grows between two married women in a stifling and controlling household .

Sanjay Suri and Purab Kohli, in 'My Brother Nikhil'. The movie drew its inspiration from a gay Olympic swimmer who was diagnosed with HIV. 

Sanjay Suri and Purab Kohli, in 'My Brother Nikhil'. The movie drew its inspiration from a gay Olympic swimmer who was diagnosed with HIV. 

Rishi Kapoor in the movie 'Student Of The Year', was always seen fantasizing about Ronit Roy.  

Rishi Kapoor in the movie 'Student Of The Year', was always seen fantasizing about Ronit Roy.  

Remember that epic moment when kanta ben went into a moment of shock, after seeing Shahrukh and Saif on the bed. 

Remember that epic moment when kanta ben went into a moment of shock, after seeing Shahrukh and Saif on the bed. 

Although 'Kal Ho Na Ho' dealt with homosexuality as a secondary concern but it was a homophobic humor. 

A still from 'Bombay Talkies', where Randeep Hooda plays perfect role of a closeted gay man living a straight life while

A still from 'Bombay Talkies', where Randeep Hooda plays perfect role of a closeted gay man living a straight life while

Saqib Saleem gives a cool depiction of a confidently out gay guy who's absolutely comfortable being gay. 

WOW, the most famous and hilarious one, Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham's 'Dostana'

WOW, the most famous and hilarious one, Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham's 'Dostana'

Maa ka ladla bigad gaya. LOL. 

Fawad Khan in 'Kapoor n Sons', at first he was hesitant about the role but..

Fawad Khan in 'Kapoor n Sons', at first he was hesitant about the role but..

..went with it and ended up doing justice with the role.

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