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Riyad Wadia

Riyad Wadia is an independent filmmaker, writer and gay activist who lived in New York and Bombay, passed away on November 30, 2003.

The openly gay filmmaker broke new cinematic ground in 1996 with “BomGay”, a series of vignettes exploring gay identity in contemporary India.

His other films include the documentaries “A Mermaid Called Aida” about India’s famous transsexual Aida Banaji, and “Fearless: The Hunterwali Story”.

See:
A Mermaid Called Aida

03/09/06


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