Actress Kirron Kher during the promotion of film Queen on the sets of India`s Got Talent Season 5 in Mumbai on  23rd February 2014. (Photo: IANS)A leading actor in who acts as the public face of the LGBT community in India says it is high time for Indian cinema to pave the way to eradicate anti-gay social taboos especially since Bollywood is filled with closet gays.

“Bollywood is filled with closeted gays who pretend to be straight. It will take a long time for people to be open about the issue. The change definitely needs to start with our film industry” Kirron Kher told Mumbai Mirror in an interview.

Kher, 59, is a popular Indian theatre, film and television actress, who has long been “fearless and completely committed to the LGBT community” in India, according to the news outlet. READ FULL