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LGBTQ+ 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.
Parvez Sharma is listed (or ranked) 1 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 "50 Visionaries changing your world" by the UTNE Reader. ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Asia

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Vikram Seth is listed (or ranked) 2 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 tales", are notable contributions to the Indian English language poetry Canon. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 66

Birthplace: Kolkata, India

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Ismail Merchant is listed (or ranked) 3 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 Hollywood for more than 40 years. His strength lay in funding his projects, particularly in his ability to produce films for several million dollars less than those of his contemporaries. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 69 (1936-2005)

Birthplace: Mumbai, India

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Ashok Row Kavi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Gay People in India
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Ashok Row Kavi is an Indian journalist and one of India's most prominent LGBT rights activists. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 71

Birthplace: Mumbai, India

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