Aligarh, a gut wrenching drama revolving around a gay professor struggling to find his place and peace in life, helmed by Hansal Mehta, is one of the milestone movies in Indian cinema, starring Manoj Bajpyee in one of his finest performance.
As the clocks 7 years of its release, filmmaker Hansal Mehta and actor Manoj Bajpayee, remembers it fondly.
Sharing a poster from the film, which also starred Rajkummar Rao in the lead role, filmmaker Hansal Mehta tweeted, “7 years of an ode to love, longing and loneliness. #Aligarh always makes me so proud…love you all @BajpayeeManoj @RajkummarRao @Apurvasrani @satyarainagpaul @JaiHMehta @thebombaybong @ErosNow @shailesh_r_sing #NeilChowdhury @mandarjkulkarni @CastingChhabra #KaranKulkarni”
Manoj Bajpayee played the role of professor Ramchandra Siras, who is subjected to ungodly torture and humiliation by society and radical groups, because he is gay, has won much deserved accolades and trophies for his stellar performance.
Sharing a poster on his social media, Manoj Bajpayee wrote, “7 years of #Aligarh @mehtahansal @Apurvasrani @RajkummarRao”
The film has won Asia Pacific Screen Award, Jagran Film Festival Award, Filmfare Award and been screened globally.
On the work front, Hansal Mehta is currently busy wrapping Dedh Bigha Zameen, The Buckingham Murders, Scoop, Scam 2003 and Lootere.
While, Manoj is busy with Despatch, Joram, Gulmohar and Soup.
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