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Manoj Bajpayee-starred 'Aligarh' was greeted, standing ovation at New York Fest

Manoj Bajpayee played the role of Siras, while Rajkumar Rao was seen as a journalist in the film.

Manoj Bajpayee played the role of Siras, while Rajkumar Rao was seen as a journalist in the film.
In This Image: Manoj Bajpayee, Rajumar Rao
'Aligarh', starring Manoj Bajpayee and Rajkummar Rao, was based on the real life incident of Dr Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, who was fired from his job because of his sexual-orientation.

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta , who attended the NY Festival along with Manoj Bajpayee, tweeted , "Standing ovation for @BajpayeeManoj at #NYIFF2016 for #Aligarh”.

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta , who attended the NY Festival  along with Manoj Bajpayee,  tweeted ,
In This Image: Hansal Mehta
At the festival, veteran stars Neena Gupta and Rajit Kapoor won the best actress and best actor award respectively for their performances in debutant director Pushan Kripalani's 'The Threshold'.

The film dwells on a broken relationship of an elderly India couple, played by Neena and Rajit.

The film dwells on a broken relationship of an elderly India couple, played by Neena and Rajit.
In This Image: Manoj Bajpayee
The film dwells on a broken relationship of an elderly India couple, played by Neena and Rajit.

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta's critically-acclaimed 'Aligarh' was greeted with a standing ovation after it got down the curtains on New York Indian Film Festival.

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta's critically-acclaimed 'Aligarh' was greeted with a standing ovation after it got  down the curtains on New York Indian Film Festival.
In This Image: Manoj Bajpayee
Filmmaker Hansal Mehta's critically-acclaimed 'Aligarh' was greeted with a standing ovation after it got down the curtains on New York Indian Film Festival.