Onir: News

27 Feb 2024


Onir slams discrimination against LGBTQ+ community in blood donation camps

Filmmaker Onir is known for his raw and hard-hitting films in Bollywood. The director has been always vocal about LGBTQ+ community rights and has voiced his opinion against discrimination.

Bhumi Pednekar, Onir voice discontent over SC's same-sex marriage verdict

The Supreme Court's recent decision to reject legal recognition for same-sex marriages in India has left many Bollywood celebrities disheartened.

16 Oct 2023


Marriage equality: Onir shares heartfelt message ahead of SC verdict

Onir is one of the very few filmmakers in India who has been vocal about LGBTQ+ issues. The director is known for his hard-hitting films and for sharing his constant support for equal rights.

31 Jul 2023


Onir calls out video of 'religious hatred'

Filmmaker Onir has been vocal when it comes to commenting on socio-political issues in the country. The director does not mince his words and is quite active on social media.

18 Jul 2023

Karan Johar

Onir comments on KJo's 'Merry Christmas' v/s 'Yodha' dig 

Filmmaker Onir, known for films such as My Brother... Nikhil, has taken an indirect dig at Karan Johar over his recent comments on Merry Christmas and Yodha's clash.

31 May 2023

Pa Ranjith

Pa Ranjith, Onir: Celebrities who condemned manhandling of protesting wrestlers

Mayhem unfolded at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Sunday when police detained wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Sakshee Malikkh, and Bajrang Punia.

30 May 2023


Onir unveils first look of upcoming directorial, 'Pine Cone'

Filmmaker Onir has been one of the most vocal LGBTQ+ figures in India and has been producing stellar content over the years. The filmmaker unveiled the first look of his next directorial titled Pine Cone.

16 May 2023


Onir's 'Pine Cone' to premiere at KMIFF 2023; details inside

Filmmaker Onir is known for his hard-hitting films. The director has been in the news for being a vocal LGBTQ+ figure and is known for his adept storytelling.

08 May 2023


Onir wraps up his segment of 'My Melbourne' anthology project

Filmmaker Onir has wrapped up the shoot of his segment of the four-part anthology under the My Melbourne project.

17 Apr 2023

Apurva Asrani

Same-sex marriage: Onir-Apurva Asrani slam Centre's 'urban elitist concept' comment

A Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court is to hear petitions regarding legally recognizing same-sex marriages on Tuesday.

14 Jan 2023


4 times when celebrities' litfest sessions were canceled in India

Filmmaker Onir Dhar's session on LGBTQ issues at the Bhopal Lit Fest was canceled recently.

21 Jun 2022

Defence Ministry

#NewsBytesExclusive: DefMin rejecting script on gay soldier 'homophobic,' says Onir

In January, National Award-winning director Onir revealed the script of his upcoming anthology We Are was rejected by the Defence Ministry.