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Aligarh is streaming online on Jio, Eros Now and ZEE5.

Aligarh Plot

Set in the city of Uttar Pradesh and based on true events, the plot revolves around Dr Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras who taught Marathi at Aligarh Muslim University. He was sacked from his position of Reader and Chair of Modern Indian Languages, on charges of homosexuality. A sting operation was conducted by a TV channel which showed him in an embrace with a rickshaw puller, at his house inside the campus.

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The heartbreaking and powerful story of Professor Siras, a prolific teacher who faced abject humiliation and persecution at the hands of university authorities and other citizens for being gay. Watch the emotional trailer of Aligarh #trailer
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By MovieMavenGal

I knew Aligarh had played the festival circuit, premiering last February at the Busan International Film Festival in South Korea to a standing ovation. It finally recently played in Chicago at the South Asian Film Festival but by then it was streaming on Eros Now. I took advantage of ErosNow's new offline feature, and downloaded Aligarh to play on a flight this past weekend. I have always loved Manoj Bajpayee in just about any movie he's been in. He's typically the villain, as he was in Tevar. This role was something completely different. I did not know that he was playing a real person until I looked up the film after I got home. He is Professor Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, a...

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