LGBTI global news 24-7

Content about Shakti Kapoor

May 1, 2012

Indian gay icon reader's poll met by skepticism by community representatives

News that comic actor Shakti Kapoor has been voted a new Indian gay icon in a reader's poll has been met by skepticism by community representatives.

Kapoor, 59, has starred in hundreds of Bollywood films usually in a comic or villainous role and was a contestant in the Indian celebrity big brother (Bigg Boss) last year. Yesterday he was voted a new gay icon in an online poll.