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Dear Dar is an upcoming movie that releases on 13th May and stars Arvind Swamy as a father who wants to tell a secret to his son, and takes him to a road trip. The trailer doesn’t reveal much, and the promotions are also mostly silent on whether there is a homosexual sub-plot. Yet, after watching the trailer, you can’t help but feel that this is a coming out story of a gay father. Dialogues like “Main Badal Nahi sakta” only add more credence to our suspicion. What further make us confident that it indeed is a story with a homosexual father is this New York Times article about gay themed movies in India fighting taboos citing Dear Dad as well. Like the makers of Kapoor & Sons, probably the producers of Dear Dad don’t want to create unnecessary controversy or alienate the conservative Indian audience, and hence have kept mum on the plot.

Sukhdeep Singh

Sukhdeep Singh

Sukhdeep Singh is a Facebook addict who works as a software engineer by day and transforms into a writer at night. He is also the founder and editor of Gaylaxy magazine.
Sukhdeep Singh