Aligarh movie is based on the real life incident of a gay professor who was terminated from his job because of his sexuality.
Story in detail: Set in the city of Uttar Pradesh and based on true events, the plot revolves around Dr Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras who taught Marathi at Aligarh Muslim University. He was sacked from his position of Reader and Chair of Modern Indian Languages, on charges of homosexuality. A sting operation was conducted by a TV channel which showed him in an embrace with a rickshaw puller, at his house inside the campus.
The movie was shot in various parts of Uttar Pradesh including Aligarh, Agra, Bareily & Greater Noida, wherein Greater Noida a small indoor sequence was shot for 3-4 days by Raj Kumar Yadav.
The film starts with the inciting moment when the professor's privacy is invaded by some miscreants who forcibly enter his house and film him sharing intimate moments with a rickshaw-puller. What keeps you glued to the screen is the focused narrati..