Jaydeep Sarkar: Priyanshu's death has left me disturbed
India, Dec. 4 -- Jaydeep Sarkar took 30 years to come out as gay. The Feels Like Ishq (2021) and Rainbow Rishta director feels the LGBTQIA+ community still has a long way to go in terms of getting accepted in society. Recently, 16-year-old beauty influencer Priyanshu Yadav reportedly died by suicide as he was bullied online for wearing makeup. This incident has left Sarkar feeling numb: "I have been very disturbed for the last few days. Every time you read something like this, it brings back memories from your life; we've all been at that edge. Priyanshu was a beautiful person. All of us are culpable. Social media is the fourth dimension. There should be some policing."...
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