Directed by Faraz Arif Ansari, Sheer Qorma stars Shabana Azmi, Divya Dutta and Swara Bhasker, the first look poster of new queer film is out and talked about!
Actress Divya Dutta and Swara Bhasker will be seen plating Homosexual Partners in film, which traces the journey of a queer woman searching for a sense of belonging, identity and acceptance.
The filmmaker Faraz Arif Ansari dropped the first look poster of the film on social media, with caption, “#SheerQorma: A tale of acceptance & love about courageous, queer, Muslim women of colour. That’s it. That’s the tweet…@AzmiShabana @divyadutta25 @ReallySwara because #LoveWins…always! #LGBT #LGBTQ #LoveisLove #QueerLove #LGBTQIA #LGBTQtogether #LGBTQunite #Bollywood”
The poster shows Swara and Divya holding each other’s hand in a heartfelt gesture. They’re shown wearing a hijab and henna which gives us a glimpse into the characters’ background.
Not so long ago, Sonam Kapoor and Anil Kapoor starring Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga tackled the sensitive issue of homosexual relationship between two women, and now Sheer Qorma, chronicles the journey of a queer woman searching for a sense of belonging, identity and acceptance from her family.
Faraz has previously directed Sisak, India’s First Silent LGBTQ love story, and has also written the Sheer Qorma, the film also star Surekha Sikri in pivotal roles.