Submitted by WBRi Tollywood News on Sun, 10/04/2015 - 09:30.
Set in a small town in Uttar Pradesh from which the film takes its name,
‘Aligarh’ is the story of a professor (Manoj Bajpayee) fired for his
sexuality and a young journalist (Rajkummar Rao) who tells his story to
the world. Based on true events, the film follows Dr. S.R Siras, a
professor at the Aligarh Muslim University who, when discovered to be
homosexual, was fired from his position. The film depicts the unlikely
friendship between Dr. Siras and a reporter investigating his first big
story, a relationship that will change them both forever.