Asked if he would play a homosexual on camera, Ranbir said: "Sure, but now it's already been done. Now he's (Fawad has) opened the door and it's easy for us to walk through it. But earlier, I must honestly say I might have turned it down."
Even though the portrayal of a gay character in Kapoor and Sons brought him a lot of praise, Shakun says his agenda was not to highlight that facet.
Joshua Yehl, who started the petition, quoted The Force Awakens director and said: "'The fun of Star Wars is the glory of possibility. So it seems insanely narrow-minded and counter-intuitive to say that there wouldn't be a homosexual character in that world'."
Sir Ian McKellen visited Mumbai and had a discussion with Aamir Khan about everything from Shakespeare to being homosexual