In a freewheeling chat with ETimes, Onir speaks about his film, homosexuality, mental health, surrogacy and more. Excerpts:
There are many who don’t know about the ongoing conversation around your film. Could you please elaborate on that to start with?
The film is called ‘We are’, which I was planning as a sequel to my 2011 film ‘I am’ primarily because I wanted to celebrate the Supreme Court verdict on 377 and tell four stories which celebrate true love – one gay, one lesbian, one trans and one bisexual. When I was working on the stories, the first story that I wanted to work on was the gay love story and I came upon Major Suresh’s interview where he spoke about how…