Filmmaker, writer, activist and film director- Sridhar Rangayan has championed LGBT issues in his films and is part of the queer cinema movement in India. A member of the jury at several prestigious film festivals, he is also the founder director of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival. In a powerful and thought-provoking talk, Mr. Rangayan shared with the rapt audience the social taboos and problems faced by people with different sexual orientation. He talked about laws and societal norms that impose perceptions and challenge the freedom of individuals.