Many desi parents are under the impression that there were no “gays” in the motherland until America made it “cool.” Ridiculous. Let’s just not address that right now.
What I find interesting is how homosexuality has weaved its way through Bollywood. Surprisingly tasteful humor about gay guys in Dostana? Impressive. Tastefully done gay kiss in Rules:Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula (ok, so not everyone watched that)? Bollywood seems to be better about depicting gay relationships/intimacy than straight ones. *cough* Emraan Hashmi *cough*
Has everyone seen that Kunal Kapoor video where he’s a piece of meat being harassed by the ladies? I know you’ve seen Shah Rukh Khan’s super-sexed Dard-e-Disco where he is totally enjoying being a sex-object. WTF, India. What is this objectification of the male species? Are all the directors gay? Are men the new women? Because I am totally loving it. I’m all for seeing more of Kunal and less of Kareena. Carry on, Bollywood, carry on.
And because I just love this song: