By Rashita Sahni | Saturday, 22 Jan, 2022

Filmmaker Onir talks about the defence ministry banning his script on gay soldier, says 'I am not out here to demean anybody'

National award-winning writer-director Onir has now talked about the Army rejecting the script of his next feature film which has a character of a gay officer. He has said that his script treats everything with a lot..... Read more...

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By Tanmayi Savadi | Tuesday, 03 Aug, 2021

PeepingMoon Exclusive: In a country where people believe in untouchability, expecting equal empowerment and enthusiasm about queer stories is a far-fetched thing- Onir

National Award-winning director Onir will be serving as a jury member of a short film competition at the 2021 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM). He will be joined by actress Richa Chadha...... Read more...

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By Ms Moon | Thursday, 08 Jul, 2021

Indian Film Festival Of Melbourne 2021: Richa Chadha and Onir elected as jury for Short Film Competition

After the incredible success of the virtual Indian film festival of Melbourne 2020 last year, the festival is gearing to host both online and in cinemas next month. The 12th edition of this..... Read more...

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By Tanmayi Savadi | Monday, 27 Jul, 2020

Onir says he was taken aback on finding similarities between 'I Am' and Zoya Akhtar's 'Made In Heaven', claims, 'Acknowledgement has never been the strength of this industry'

Zoya Akhtar's and Reema Kagti's web show Made In Heaven was critically as well as commercially successful. The show that premiered on Amazon Prime Video featured Arjun Mathur, Sobhita Dhulipala, Kalki Koechlin, Jim..... Read more...

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By | Wednesday, 31 Oct, 2018

Rajit Kapur and Onir urge media to promote LGBTQ films

Actor Rajit Kapur and filmmaker Onir are hopeful LGBTQ stories will get prominence in the entertainment space after the Supreme Court repealed Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. They said unless the mainstream media..... Read more...

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By | Friday, 12 Oct, 2018

#MeToo: Vidhu Vinod Chopra to take action against Zain Khan Durrani after Onir speaks out against his protégé

In a detailed blog post, Saloni Chopra recently accused filmmaker Sajid Khan of sexual harassment while she worked with him as an assistant. Apart from him, she also alleged physical abuse by the hands of actor..... Read more...

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