Gay Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai starring Alok Nath, Amal releases today

  • IANS, Mumbai
  • Updated: Jun 03, 2016 11:21 IST
Both Alok Nath and Amal Sehrawat work in the popular , soap Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.

The flag-bearer of all things sanskari , Alok Nath, is all set to feature in a short film on gay marriages, along with his Yeh Riishta Kya Kehlata Hai co-star Amal Sehrawat.

Sehrawat, best known playing Sangram Singh in the popular soap, will essays a gay character in the short film that will be released on the YouTube channel Nazar Battu Productions on Friday.

Speaking about his new role, Sehrawat said, “My character’s name is Vimlesh in the film and Alok Nath is playing my father-in-law. This film has a positive message on gay marriage. The film takes a dig at the obstacles people face during gay marriages in India. It has been told in a very entertaining and refreshing manner.”

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Asked about his opinion on gay rights in the country, Amal said: “We have over-hyped the whole issue. In India, sex is still a taboo. Physical intimacy and sexual preference are two different things. “What is important is the inner feeling. I know so many wonderful people who have different sexual preferences.”

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