Bollywood stars hail decriminalization of homosexuality in India

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Several Indian actors and actresses appreciated the decriminalization of homosexuality in India.

Bollywood film industry stars congratulated LGBT community over the end of section 377 and decriminalization of homosexuality in India. The #Section377 and #377Verdict also became popular on the social media.

Yesterday, India’s Supreme Court legalized homosexuality in India. This means that consensual sexual relations between adults of the same gender is now allowed which struck down a British-era law that criminalized homosexuality.


Also Read: Homosexuality in India is Now Legal

Members of the LGBT community held tearful celebrations in cities across the South Asian nation of 1.25 billion people as the historic verdict of homosexuality in India legal was read out.

A five-judge Constitution bench of the Indian Supreme Court delivered its unanimous verdict in four separate opinions.

Reaction of Indian Celebrities

Here are the reactions of Bollywood stars over the end of section 377 in India.

Karan Johar tweeted that it is a historical judgement.

Arjun Kapoor appreciated the role of lawmakers and decision makers in the decision.

Farhan Akhtar thanked Supreme Court for the decision.

Aamir Khan also thanked the Supreme Court and said it is a historic day for the people who believe in equal rights for all.

Ranveer Singh also showed his support towards LGBT community by displaying rainbow in his tweet.

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