Arjun Kapoor, last seen in ‘Half Girlfriend’ has shown his support to the LGBT community by being the chief guest at the Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival. He will light the ceremonial lamp with Nisaba Godrej, the executive chairperson of Godrej Consumer Products. Arjun will also unveil the festival catalogue of the festival.
In a statement, Arjun Kapoor said, “ “I am happy to be part of a festival like Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival as it brings together cinema from all over the globe for a relevant, important cause. The LGBTQ community needs a voice and support, and cinema is the most powerful medium to reach out to people. I think they have put together a fabulous line up of films,”
Speaking of this development, Festival Director Sridhar Rangayan said, “We are absolutely bowled over that Bollywood star Arjun Kapoor is inaugurating the 8th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival,” said Festival Director Sridhar Rangayan. “KASHISH uses the medium of films to brings marginalised lives into the mainstream and celebrate it. Arjun Kapoor’s support to the cause is highly welcome and will be cheered by not only the community across India, but by everyone globally. KASHISH not only provides a platform for Indian and International LGBTQ cinema but also furthers the cause of good cinema.”
The festival kicks off on 24th May and end on 28th May, 2017.