Sonam Kapoor Thanks Gay Pakistani Musician for His Support of Veere Di Wedding
Sonam Kapoor has thanked music artiste Leo Kalyan for liking her latest film Veere Di Wedding.
(Image: Viral Bhayani)
The British-Pakistani musician, who is gay, had tweeted: "Okay, so I thought 'Veere Di Wedding' was the most progressive, well-rounded and three dimensional representation of both women and queer people that I have ever seen in mainstream Bollywood. Plus, it was classic feel-good vibes."
ok so i thought #VeereDiWedding was the most progressive, well-rounded & three dimensional representation of both women & queer people that i’ve ever seen in mainstream bollywood. plus it was classic feel-good vibes @sonamakapoor @ReallySwara @KareenaOnline @ShikhaTalsania 👏🏽 https://t.co/jcoKf9KXpt— leo kalyan🐬 (@leokalyan) August 2, 2018
To which, Sonam replied on Sunday: "I am so happy you feel that way Leo! We wanted to make a movie that was inclusive and real, thank you for your words."
I’m so happy you feel that way Leo! We wanted to make a movie that was inclusive and real, thank you for your words. 🌺 https://t.co/G3rmCxy98y— Sonam K Ahuja (@sonamakapoor) August 5, 2018
Leo immediately replied to the actress, saying, "Thank YOU @sonamakapoor! as a gay desi person, you often feel invisible - and never see yourself represented positively in bollywood - so this film was truly a breath of fresh air".
thank YOU @sonamakapoor! as a gay desi person, you often feel invisible - and never see yourself represented positively in bollywood - so this film was truly a breath of fresh air 😘 ps. your outfits were everyyyyything. seriously. https://t.co/gmzaI4lSKv— leo kalyan🐬 (@leokalyan) August 5, 2018
Directed by Shashanka Ghosh, Veere Di Wedding, a female buddy film, also stars Swara Bhasker, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Shikha Talsania.
Veere Di Wedding centres around the wedding of a girl named Kalindi and her friends Avni, Sakshi and Meera.
(With IANS inputs)
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