Pariah (Gair)

Writer/Director – Nishant Roy Bombarde | Length: 18 min | Language: Hindi (with English subtitles) | Country: India

A new tenant in his home, the enigmatic Pankaj intrigues Rahul stirring within him a yearning he doesn’t quite understand yet. But there’s trouble brewing when Pankaj’s caste becomes known to the family. Pankaj, at odds with his feelings for a guy that are twice tabooed, struggles to keep a roof over his head. Conflicted by his growing love for a man his family considers beneath them, Rahul must decide what truly matters – age-old prejudices or the joy of first love.

New York Indian Film Festival – World Premiere

Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival – Asia Premiere