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From ‘Girlfriend’ to ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’: How Bollywood handles lesbianism

To titillate or to preach, will Sonam Kapoor break the stereotype?

Is it just us, or are lesbian characters truly scarce in Bollywood?

As soon as the trailer of Sonam Kapoor, Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao’s Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga hit social media, the question on everyone’s mind was if Sonam’s character in the film is a lesbian.

Technically, sexual orientations of characters do not matter. It shouldn’t matter. If it’s a war movie, really, nobody cares. If it’s a love story, then

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