Over the years, LGBT people have been tolerated by people in India. Most LGBT people in India remain stay away from families, fearing discrimination from them who might see homosexuality as shameful. There were so many cases filed on Honor killings, attacks, and torture from their own families or society.
Discrimination and ignorance are widely present in rural areas, where LGBT people often see rejection from their families and forced opposite sex marriages because of social stereotypes.
“By putting all end,On 6 September 2018, the Supreme Court of India Legitimized homosexuality by declaring section 377 unconstitutional.”
You might wonder why this topic has come here, Well The trailer of Sonam Kapoor and Raj Kumar Rao starer upcoming movie Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga dropped recently and doing rounds because of the movie plot. Along with Lead Bollywood star casting,Regina cassandra who is popular in South Indian cinema now all set to debut in Bollywood with “Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga”.
However movie makers didn’t disclosed much, As per the trailer tagline “The most unexpected Romance of the year” one can say where Raj Kumar Rao falls in love with Sonam kapoor and finally it turns to surprising side to their families when Sonam kapoor revels that she loves another girl. So what happens after the news and will their families accept their love.? remains to watch on big screen.
After chances declined from south film industries now actors are exploring other industries too.Now its time for Regina cassandra who joined the bandwagon.
However, this is not her first film that deals with homosexuality. In 2018, she was part of a Telugu multi starer movie ‘Awe’, which shown Homosexual relationship as minor plot.
A still from movie “AWE”
Movie starring Anil Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao, Juhi Chawla and Regina Cassandra. Directed by Shelly Chopra Dhar and film was bankrolled by Vidhu Vinod Chopra along with Fox Star Studios. This film is slated to release on 1st February 2019.