My Brother Nikhil: AIDS in India
June 26, 2005 Sunday 2PM CT
Based on real life events, My Brother Nikhil, an Indian movie, tells the story of a swimming champion who suddenly falls from grace and is socially ostracized because he is gay and has AIDS. This hour on Here on Earth, Jean Feraca and her guests talk about breaking the stigma of AIDS and homosexuality in India.
Mallika Dutt, Executive Director of Breakthrough, an international non-profit organization that uses education and popular culture to promote public awareness of human rights issues
- Onir, writer and director of the movie
- Sanjay Suri, actor who played Nikhil in the movie.
Soundbites and Music Used in the Program