The toxic notion that men are supposed to have the aura of being rough and tough is the reason for objectification of women, ragging, hetero normative culture, misogyny, dowry, eve teasing, patriarchy, rapes and other social evils.
Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety is clearly the story of every gay/bi man who is secretly in love with his best friend, and then sees his friend falling for a woman, all the while trying to show he is happy for the two, while being deeply jealous and dejected from the inside.
The heroine/hero is heterosexual and chaste, essentially hetero-normative. The villain is homosexual and deviant. While everyone is talking about historical accuracy and creative license, few are noticing the closet homophobia uniting filmmakers, playwrights and critics across party lines.
Sudhanshu Saira is clearly making a political statement by de-politicizing the film. Loev provides us a lot of avenue to discuss, critique and learn. And in his own words, Sudhanshu Saira agrees that the film is more political than it portrays