Sushant Divgikar

LGBTQ activist, Model, Actor, Singer, Motivational Speaker and Drag Queen Performer, Torch bearer for the LGBTQI+ community

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Sushant Divgikar


Sushant Divgikar is an LGBTQ activist and drag queen performer based in India. Also known as Rani Ko-He-Nur, Divgikar joined the country's singing competition, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, which was broadcast on national television in 2018, the same year India's supreme court repealed the Section 377 law criminalizing homosexuality. Currently, he is involved with auditioning, mentoring and training younger drag queens and aims to make drag a more accessible art form in the country. In 2019, Divgikar made his international debut with Rainbow Riots-House of Wallenberg in Sweden and in the same year released the single "I'm Coming Out" during Stockholm Pride. In 2014, Divgikar won Mr Gay India. He was featured in Forbes 30Under30 Asia, 2020 & Forbes Top 100 Indian Digital creators Power list 2022.

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