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Co-Presentation: Aligarh

Event: Co-Presentation: Aligarh


Co-Presentation: Aligarh

Thu Aug. 4, 2016
At 6:00 P.M
Place:

Cineplex Cinemas Mississauga
309 Rathburn Road West
Mississauga, Ontario
L5B 4C1

Aligarh

Dir. Hansal
India 2015 (114:00)

Set in the city of Uttar Pradesh and based on true events, the plot revolves around Dr Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras who taught Marathi at Aligarh Muslim University. He was sacked from his position of Reader and Chair of Modern Indian Languages, on charges of homosexuality. A sting operation was conducted by a TV channel which showed him in an embrace with a rickshaw puller, at his house inside the campus. Vetern parallel cinema actor Manoj Bajpai plays the role of Professor Siras, and Rajkummar Rao plays a journalist investigating the case.

Presented by MISAFF. Learn more and buy tickets, here