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With its 1997 release in India, it stirred up a heated controversy throughout the country.
In 2004 The Journey (2004 film) Malayalam feature film written, directed and produced by Ligy J.
There also been a few independent films that deal with homosexuality like Sridhar Rangayan's Gulabi Aaina – The Pink Mirror, Girlfriend (2004 film), Yours Emotionally, 68 Pages and Ashish Sawhney's Happy Hookers.
The first Indian film to deal openly with homosexual relations was Fire by Indian-Canadian director Deepa Mehta.
Manusmriti prescribes light punishments for such acts.
Khush-list, the first mailing list for LGBT South Asians, predominantly Indians in metropolitan cities and those living abroad, was established in 1993.
The king Bhagiratha is described as being born of sexual union of two queens of the king Dilip, however there is also a patriarchal background represented as the king left no heir and his younger wife took on the role of a man.The film mainly focuses on coming out to an Indian conservative family and throws light on the struggles of a young gay teenager and the insecurities they carry well into adulthood.Indian television has also begun to depict gay characters.The release of Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga (2019) was a landmark in LGBT representation in media.The character of Sweety played by actress Sonam Kapoor is a lesbian and is shown to be in a relationship with Kuhu (played by Regina Cassandra).
Lisa Ray and Sheetal Sheth played gay roles opposite each other in Shamim Sarif's I Can't Think Straight and The World Unseen.