Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Apurva Asrani


Manoj Bajpayee, Apurva Asrani remember author Saleem Kidwai: 'His work for India's LGBTQ is unparalleled'

August 30, 2021 4:26 pm

Actors, writers and LGBTQ activists paid tributes to writer-historian Saleem Kidwai who passed away on Monday.

Apurva Asrani's OTT Playlist: Please Like Me, Katla, Paatal Lok

June 26, 2021 8:42 am

National Award-winning film editor and screenwriter Apurva Asrani, who has penned critically-acclaimed films like Aligarh, Shahid, Simran and Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors, shares his OTT recommendations.

LGBTQ films will become part of mainstream when we stop othering them: Apurva Asrani

September 16, 2020 9:27 pm

Apurva Asrani, who has penned films like Aligarh and Simran, said there are films and web series chronicling LGTBQ characters today, but the "othering" of the community needs to stop so as to make them more mainstream.

Apurva Asrani buys house with partner Siddhant, says 'it's time LGBTQ families are normalised'

May 31, 2020 9:06 am

Apurva Asrani shared how he and his partner Siddhant pretended to be cousins for 13 years to rent a home in Mumbai.

Apurva Asrani tweets no grocery store open in Goa, says starvation will kill people before coronavirus

March 26, 2020 7:55 pm

Shops in Goa have been closed ever since the government announced a nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the spread of coronavirus.

After Pack Up: Kishore Kumar songs and cooking help Apurva Asrani unwind

May 17, 2019 12:12 pm

National Award-winning editor and screenwriter Apurva Asrani reveals that it's cooking, while listening to some 'light Kishore Kumar songs', that gives him a good night's sleep.

Healing within gay community can begin now: Apurva Asrani

September 07, 2018 8:07 am

Film writer and editor Apurva Asrani, known for films like Satya and Aligarh, on the Section 377 verdict and the way forward

Nandita Das, Celina Jaitly, Apurva Asrani and other Bollywood stars support LGBTQ community

July 13, 2018 6:08 pm

Bollywood personalities have spoken out against the Indian Penal Code, specifically Section 377 that makes being a part of the LGBTQ community a criminal offence. They have asked for the law to be decriminalised.

An artiste's interpretation has every right to exist: Asrani

November 21, 2017 10:59 am

Asrani extended his support to the film "S Durga", which was dropped from the ongoing International Film Festival of India 2017.

National Award-winning screenwriter Apurva Asrani resigns from IFFI jury

November 15, 2017 10:17 am

On November 9, the Information & Broadcasting Ministry announced the list of ‘feature’ and ‘non-feature’ films for the Indian Panorama section of IFFI and Ravi Jadhav’s Marathi film Nude and Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s Malayalam thriller S Durga were dropped from the final list.