Gay Indian filmmaker dies in accident

BY Advocate.com Editors

May 07 2002 11:00 PM ET

The Times of India reports that gay filmmaker and activist Nishat Saran, 26, was killed April 24 when a truck hurtled into his car. Four other passengers, including an Indian TV personality and a freelance photographer, were also killed. Saran was well-known in India for having come out in a documentary; the young filmmaker's works include Fifty-Fifty, Summer in My Veins, and Perfect Day.

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