MUMBAI: Bidhan Barua is on the verge of realising his identity - he
wants to become a woman. All it requires is a surgery that will free the
woman he believes is trapped in his body for 21 years now.
before that happens and before Bidhan can marry the man of his dreams,
an Indian Air Force flight lieutenant, he must face off his parents, who
are bitterly opposed to his decision to alter his sex - at the Bombay
high court. more...
She is all set to enchant the silver screen from tomorrow. Curiosity factor is high as actor Dileep steps out as Mohini, a modern-day enchantress, in ‘Mayamohini,' directed by Jose Thomas.
It is, after all, the first time in Malayalam cinema that a hero is playing, well, the heroine.
“I am the heroine; I do whatever a heroine is expected to do,” says Dileep, adding that the role of Mohini has been the “most challenging one yet” in his career thus far. But, then again, he is known for playing unconventional characters in films such as ‘Chandupottu,' ‘Kunjikkoonan,' and ‘Thilakkam.'
"The shit hit the fan in the trans blogosphere last night, when it came to light that there is a disturbing new section in the Identity Screening Regulations used in airports throughout Canada. Simply put, Transgender People are Completely Banned From Boarding Airplanes in Canada."