Hero of the week.



Manish Gandhi is an Indian theatre director and stage, film and TV actor. In 2011, Manish directed, produced and acted in Mike Bartlett’s Cock. Even though homosexuality was at that point decriminalised in India, LGBT issues rarely made it to the mainstream. In 2015, Manish performed Brown Shakespeare, promoting equality in the arts and was featured on the BBC World Service.

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2 thoughts on “Hero of the week.

  • April 18, 2016 at 11:33 am

    No doubt BBC interviewed by the rather nice Mobeen Azhar

  • April 18, 2016 at 11:59 am

    Even though it’s no longer a crime, and hiijra have been finally acknowledged as a third gender in India, he is still very courageous for taking a stand and making his voice heard. Great stuff.


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