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India's answer to 'Brokeback Mountain'?

25 May 2010 12:05 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

His elder brother Anil Sharma may have made period films like Gadar and Veer, but Kapil Sharma has penned a truly hatke film called Donno Y... Na Jaane Kyon?, which deals with the love affair of a gay couple, portrayed by Kapil himself and Yuvraaj Parashar. Co-starring hi-profile veterans like Zeenat Aman, Helen, Mahabanoo Mody Kotwal and Kabir Bedi, the film is directed by Sanjay Sharma, elder to Kapil, but younger to Anil Sharma. While Dostana wasn't a 'gay film' as such, Donno Y... Na Jaane Kyon? promises to be India's answer to Brokeback Mountain. That's a tall claim, isn't it? "We aren't comparing the two films. All we are saying is that like Brokeback Mountain, Donno Y... Na Jaane Kyon? also talks of two men who love each other unconditionally," Kapil clarifies. What was elder brother Anil Sharma's reaction when he heard the plot? "He was surprised, but »

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