Aligarh is Bollywood film based on real life incident of Dr. Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, who was suspended from his job because of his sexual orientation. Siras was the professor of Marathi at the Aligarh Muslim University. After successfully appealing his suspension, he died in suspicious circumstances. Movie is directed by Hansal Mehta, director of hit films Shahid and CityLights.
Actor Manoj Bajpai played lead role as Prof. Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras and Rajkummar Rao as Journalist. Aligarh film Trailer is finally out and leaves people curious to explore more from the film. Movie Aligarh already received standing ovation while release on 20th Busan International film Festival. Movie also received superlative excellent reviews at Europe premiere, 17th JioMAMI Mumbai Film Festival.
Movie Aligarh is a masterpiece of cinematic skills. Its interesting story of Uncommitted crime. Manoj Bajpai’s acting is really killer as always. Again he is back in new Avatar but totally nailed it to play real life character. You have seen this actor in Angry young man as Negative role but this time he transformed himself in one more avatar. This act of Manoj Bajpai proved he is the most versatile actor of Bollywood.
— Eros Now (@ErosNow) January 28, 2016