Mumbai: American President Donald Trump lauded the Bollywood gay rom-com “Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan” on Friday. President Trumps praise for the film came in the wake of a tweet posted by human rights campaigner and LGBTQ+ activist Peter Tatchells social media post praising the Ayushmann Khurrana starrer.
“A new #Bollywood rom-com featuring a gay romance is hoping to win over older people, following the decriminalisation of homosexuality. Hurrah!” tweeted @PeterTatchell.
To this, @realDonaldTrump tweeted: “Great!”
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“Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan” opened on February 21 in India. The film stars Ayushmann Khurrana and debutant Jitendra Kumar in a smalltown setup, and also features the “Badhai Ho” pair of Neena Gupta and Gajraj Rao. The film is written and directed by debutant Hitesh Kewalya.