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  SRIDHAR RANGAYAN - AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW
TMG emag, UK ~ June, 2005
  PINK IN THE MIRROR
Tehelka, India ~ Jan 29, 2005
  THE PINK MIRROR TACKLES HOMOSEXUALITY AND DRAG QUEENS IN INDIA
TMG emag, UK ~ Jan / Feb 2005
  INDIAN DRAG FILM SHOWS IN HOMELAND
IN Magazine, USA ~ Dec 31, 2004
 

INDIAN CULT FILM 'THE PINK MIRROR WINS BEST FEATURE AWARD AT FIRE ISLAND
PRWeb.com, USA ~ Dec 27, 2004

 

 

INDIAN CULT FILM WINS BEST FEATURE AWARD
iNewswire.com, USA ~ Dec 24, 2004

 

 

INDIAN GAY FILM WINS TOP HONORS AT GAY MECCA
Sulekha.com, Bangalore ~ Dec 17, 2004

 

 

INDIAN CULT FILM WINS TOP HONOURS AT FIRE ISLAND FESTIVAL
Gaywired, USA ~ Dec 10, 2004

 

 

INDIAN CULT FILM WINS TOP HONOURS AT FIRE ISLAND
lesbian nation.com, US ~ Dec 10, 2004

 

 

INDIAN CULT FILM WINS TOP HONOURS AT FIRE ISLAND FESTIVAL
QT Magazine, USA ~ Dec 10, 2004

 

 

THE PINK MIRROR WINS BEST FEATURE AT FIRE ISLAND FILM FESTIVAL
queerday.com, UK ~ Dec 9, 2004

 

 

INDIAN CULT FILM WINS TOP HONOURS AT FIRE ISLAND FESTIVAL
Gaylink News.com, USA ~ Dec 8, 2004

 

  A MIRROR TO THE GAY WORLD
Humanscape, India ~ Nov, 2004
 

THROUGH THE MIRROR
The Hindu, India ~ August 22, 2004

 

 

ANOTHER WORLD
View from the Edge ~ August, 2004

 

  THE PINK MIRROR
Connecting, British Council-India ~ August, 2004
 

BOLLYWOOD STYLE GAY FILM IN INDIA
Global Gayz.com, UK ~ August 8, 2004

 

 

EVENTS TODAY
G magazine, India ~ August 7, 2004

 

 

BANNED FILM TO BE SCREENED BY BRITISH COUNCIL IN MUMBAI
Transdada.com, UK ~ July, 2004

 

 

BANNED FILM TO BE SCREENED BY BRITISH COUNCIL IN MUMBAI
BoredGuru.Com, USA ~ July 29, 2004

 

 

CONTROVERSIAL DRAG FILM GETS INDIAN DEBUT
UK.Gay.Com, UK ~ July 27, 2004

 

 

CONTROVERSIAL PINK MIRROR DRAG FILM TO DEBUT IN INDIA
queerday.com, UK ~ July 27, 2004

 

 

INDIAN DRAG QUEEN FILM KICKS UP A STORM AT FILM FESTIVALS
BFI - ImagineAsia, UK ~ July 21, 2004

 

 

SHUNNED BY INDIA, DRAG QUEEN FILM OPENS IN RP
Sun Star, Manila, Phillipines ~ June 17, 2004

 

 

THE OBSCURE SIDE OF INDIAN CINEMA
BLOG, New York, USA ~ June 7, 2004

 

 
 

BOLLYWOOD QUEENS - Shelina Begum
Asian News, UK, May 31, 2004

 

 
 

ASIAN AUDS WARM TO GAY PIX
Chinese Economic Net, China ~ May 24, 2004

 

 

DES DRAG QUEENS MADE IN INDIA
L'Express.mu, France ~ May 24, 2004

 

 

BANNED IN INDIA, HOT OUTSIDE
Hey - The Electric New Paper, Singapore ~ May 23, 2004

 

 

FIRST HINDI FILM ON INDIAN DRAG QUEENS
India Daily ~ May 17, 2004

 

 
 

CENSORED INDIAN FILM IS SHOWN IN ENGLAND
Movieweb.com, UK ~ May 11, 2004

 

 

CENSORED INDIAN FILM IS SHOWN IN ENGLAND
Showbizdata.com ~ May 10, 2004

 

 

BANNED BOLLYWOOD MOVIE 'THE PINK MIRROR'
webindia123.com, UK ~ May 10, 2004

 

 

UK PREMIERE FOR INDIAN DRAG FILM
International Monthly Herald, UK ~ May, 2004

 

 

UNTERM STRICH
Taz.de, Germany ~ May 8, 2004

 

 

INDIAN DRAG FILM, BANNED AT HOME, PREMIERES IN U.K.
Advocate.com, USA ~ May 8, 2004

 

 

CONTROVERSIAL INDIAN FILM COMES TO UK
GayLifeUK.com, UK ~ May 7, 2004

 

 

UK PREMIERE FOR INDIAN DRAG FILM - Neil Smith
BBC.com, UK ~ May 6, 2004

 

 

REVIEWS: THE PINK MIRROR BY SRIDHAR RANGAYAN
Cinema Minima.com, UK ~ May 6, 2004

 

 

GULABI AAINA AT COMMONWEALTH FILM FESTIVAL
Mid Day Metro, Mumbai ~ April 29, 2004

 

  'THE PINK MIRROR' SCREENING IN MUMBAI
Gay Link News.Com, UK ~ April 20, 2004
  "EL ESPEJO ROSA"; DRAG QUEENS, VIH Y CLÓSET EN INDIA
Colega.com, Spain ~ April 9, 2004
 

SPOTLIGHT : THE PINK MIRROR
BNews, Australia ~ March 11, 2004

 

 

GULABI AAINA (THE PINK MIRROR) BANNED
- Dr.Sami Lambe
Bent magazine, Australia ~ Feb 2004

 

 

GAY PRIDE - LOUD AND OUT - Jaspreet Pundohar
Desi magazine, UK ~ Dec 2003 / Jan 2004

 

 

THIS FILM IS DIFFERENT - Mandira Nayar
THE HINDU, India ~ Januray 11, 2004

 

 

HOLDING A MIRROR UP TO INDIAN GAYS
- Keith Fernandez

DECCAN HERALD, India ~ Januray 10, 2004

 

 

MOVIE : 'THE PINK MIRROR'
ekNazar.com, Dallas, USA ~ Nov 11, 2003

 

 

DAY OF THE GAYS
INDIA TODAY, India ~ November 10, 2003

 

 

MUMBAI DRAG QUEENS ARE READY FOR THEIR
CLOSE-UP
- Gerorgina Maddox
Trikone magazine, USA ~ September 2003

 

 

FEST PUSHES LIMITS
Variety, USA ~ October 2003

 

 

SRIDHAR: INDIA' PIONEERING DIRECTOR OF 'THE PINK MIRROR' - Raj Ayyer
Gay Today.com, USA ~ September 2, 2003

 

 

INDIAN FILM ON DRAG QUEENS TO PLAY FESTIVALS
Advocate.com, USA ~ August 29, 2003

 

 

INDIAN DRAG QUEENS REVEALED!
Film Threat.com, Texas, USA ~ August 29, 2003

 

 

INDIAN DIRECTORS MAKE PLATFORM IN LESBIAN & GAY FILM FEST
Pioneer, USA ~ June 25, 2003

 

LOVE STORY OF TWO MEN - Sunil Sinha
BBC HINDI.com, UK ~ June 5, 2003

 

 

LIFE IS A DRAG QUEEN
Mid Day Metro, Mumbai ~ May 28, 2003

 

 

NEW GENERATION OF FILMMAKERS FIND VOICE AT INTL DIGITAL FEST
Daily Excelsior, India ~ April 30, 2003

 

 
 

GAY & LOVING IT - Keith Fernandez
Deccan Herald, India ~ April 20, 2003

 

 

WITH GAY ABANDON
Indian Express, India ~ February 12, 2003

 

 

INDIA ENTERS GAY WORLD - Shibu Tomas
Asian Age, India ~ January 31, 2003

 

 

GULABI AAINA
GAY BOMBAY, India ~ January, 2003

 

   

BETTER SAINTS THAN SINNERS
- Ashok Row Kavi

LGBT egroup ~ January 2003

 

Click here for Gulabi Aaina homepage
Click here to read the interview in Gay Today September issue
GAY TODAY online

GAY PRIDE
Desi magazine, London, UK, December2003 / January 2004

Gulabi Aaina in Trikone Magazine
MUMBAI DRAG QUEENS ARE READY FOR THEIR CLOSE-UP

Trikone, USA, September 2003
  radio

 
  BBC WORLD SERVICE
7am / 9am IST - Monday 28 April 2003
Special report on the film, interview with the director
 
     
  tv
 
  CITY 60 ON STAR NEWS
11pm - Thursday 17 April 2003
Special report on the film, the director, producer and cast
 
     

Reviews
at a glance:

TMG, UK

Humanscape, India

The Hindu, India

UK.Gay.Com, UK

Asian News, UK

BBC.com, UK

Mid-Day, India

Bent, Australia

Desi, UK

The Hindu, India

Deccan Herald, India

Trikone, USA

Gay Today.com, USA

BBC Hindi.com

Deccan Herald, India

Asian Age, India

LGBT egroup

 

CHEEKY BITES

"THE PINK MIRROR"

Rated EXCELLENT
on
Curt's movie page

Sept 13, 2003

where even 'Lord of the Rings' and 'Harry Potter' has only received a GOOD rating!!!


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UK premiere for Indian drag film
By Neil Smith
BBC News Online

UK EDITION
Thursday,
6 May, 2004


GULABI AAINA (THE PINK MIRROR) BANNED
Bent magazine, Australia Feb 2004


A MIRROR TO THE GAY WORLD
Humanscape, India
Nov, 2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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