Set in the state 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.
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Nawazuddin Siddique was first approached to play the lead role but declined. This was due to a problem he had with Hansal Mehta during the shooting of Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar in 2000. See more
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