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Cinestaan Revisits: Deepa Mehta's Fire (1996)

Shriram Iyengar

Yogesh Dighe

On director Deepa Mehta's 68th birthday on 15 September, and in light of the recent Supreme Court judgment decriminalizing homosexuality, we revisit the first film of her elemental trilogy, Fire (1996), whose real purpose was undermined by a totally unnecessary controversy over its depiction of lesbian love.