“You can be criminal but you can’t be gay,” a personality put the onerous reality in perspective in Hum Bhi Akele, Tum Bhi Akele as he reveals how homosexuality is worse than crime in his father’s eyes. He would hardly be alone. India might have decriminalised homosexuality however the society largely finds it onerous to just accept it, ranging from our properties.
Hum Bhi Akele, Tum Bhi Akele is the story of a homosexual man and a lesbian lady who’re on a street journey collectively from Delhi to Himachal Pradesh’s Mcleodganj. The journey goes past bodily as they discover some house truths about one another and the way relationships will be fashioned past the binaries of sexuality and gender. Anshuman Jha and Zareen Khan play leads within the movie.
Anshuman has mentioned in an announcement, “This is my most challenging role thus far and I am grateful to Harish sir for considering me for Veer.” Echoing his ideas, Zareen added, “Just like Veer and Mansi’s lives change after their road trip, Hum Bhi Akele, Tum Bhi Akele has been a life-changing experience for me and I do hope the film is able to relay the message that love is love – to even more people as it releases.”
The movie has been directed by Harish Vyas who earlier made Angrezi Mein Kehte Hai with Sanjay Mishra, Anshuman, and Pankaj Tripathi.
The movie gained the Audience Choice Award on the HBO South Asian Film Festival in New York in addition to the ‘Best Actor’ jury prize for Anshuman Jha on the Rajasthan International Film Festival. It was additionally proven at Kashish, India’s largest LGBTQ movie pageant Kashish. The Harish Vyas directorial will land on Disney+ Hotstar on May 9.