Manoj Bajpayee is all set to get in bed with another man to do justice to his role in Hansal Mehta’s upcoming film “Aligarh” which is expected to be the first mainstream hindi film to feature a whole homosexual love making scene. He had been in news for his role in the upcoming movie. the first look of Manoj Kapoor as gay professor in the movie has been released.
“Aligarh” is based on the true story of professor Srinivas Ramachandra Siras who was terminated a week before his retirement after being caught on camera, making love to another man. Hansal said that Manoj will go as per the requirement of the script, but the conviction to do what has to be done must come from within.
The director feels that “Aligarh” has been his toughest film to date. Article 377 prohibits any act of homosexual love making. To make such a film is not an easy task, they had to constantly remind the audience that though teachers are supposed to set an example but in they end they are also humans.
Rajkumar Rao will play the role of a journalist in the film. The first look shows manoj bajpayee in grey hair and beard holding on to a bag and sitting on a chair.