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Famous Gay People in India

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Famous gays in India list that includes all Indian gay celebrities, with photos and info about their dates and places of birth, professions, and more. Who are famous gay people from India? These Indian homosexuals who were all born or raised in India. Who are the most famous gays in India? The famous Indian gay men and notable Indian lesbians list allows you to track all celebrity homosexuals from India. You can build your own list using these properties from the Indian-born gay and lesbian list, retweet it or like it on Facebook.
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    Andrew Harvey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Gay People in India
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    Andrew Harvey is an author, religious scholar and teacher of mystic traditions, known primarily for his popular nonfiction books on spiritual or mystical themes, beginning with his 1983 A Journey in Ladakh. He is the author of over 30 books, including, The Hope, A Guide to Sacred Activism, The Direct ...more

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    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: Coimbatore, India
    • Profession: Educator, Writer
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    Ashok Row Kavi is an Indian journalist and one of India's most prominent LGBT rights activists. more

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    • Age: 68
    • Birthplace: Mumbai, India
    • Profession: Journalist, Writer
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    Parvez Sharma is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Gay People in India
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    Parvez Sharma is a New York-based Indian writer and documentary filmmaker. Sharma is best known for the 2007 film A Jihad for Love which documented the lives of gay and lesbian Muslims, and for which he received the 2009 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary. In 2009, Sharma was named as one of ...more

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    • Birthplace: India
    • Profession: Journalist, Film Producer, Cinematographer, Writer, Film Director
    • Credits: A Jihad for Love
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    Sridhar Rangayan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Gay People in India
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    Sridhar Rangayan is an Indian filmmaker who has made films with special focus on queer subjects. His queer films, The Pink Mirror and Yours Emotionally, have been considered groundbreaking because of their realistic and sympathetic portrayal of the largely closeted Indian gay community. His film The ...more

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    • Age: 53
    • Birthplace: Mandya district, Karnataka, Eurasia, India, Mandya
    • Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director
    • Credits: Yours Emotionally, The Pink Mirror, Project Bolo: Indian Lgbt Movement, 68 Pages, Purple Skies, + more
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    Vikram Seth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Gay People in India
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    Vikram Seth is an Indian novelist and poet. He has written several novels and poetry books. He has received several awards including Padma Shri, Sahitya Akademi Award, Pravasi Bharatiya Samman, WH Smith Literary Award and Crossword Book Award. Seth's collections of poetry such as "Mappings" and "Beastly ...more

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    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: Kolkata, India
    • Profession: Poet, Novelist, Author, Writer
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    Ismail Merchant is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Gay People in India
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    Ismail Merchant was an Indian-born film producer and director. He worked for many years in collaboration with Merchant Ivory Productions which included director James Ivory as well as screenwriter Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. Their films won six Academy Awards. Merchant succeeded as an independent producer in ...more

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    • Age: Died at 69 (1936-2005)
    • Birthplace: Maharashtra, Eurasia, India, Mumbai
    • Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Author, Actor, + more
    • Credits: The Remains of the Day, A Room with a View, Howards End, Maurice, Jefferson in Paris, + more
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