Mannequin-actor Sushant Divgikar has confessed that he’s gender fluid. He added that he needed to come out about his gender id as a result of it was giving him a number of nervousness.
“I am gender fluid. My most well-liked pronouns are — he, she they usually. I needed to come out to all of you about my gender id as a result of it was giving me a number of nervousness and, a number of occasions, I simply could not deal with it. I realised it is best I put it on the market,” Divgikar mentioned.
“Simply to make clear, I’ve realised that I can’t be certain to just one gender. I’m the synergy of each! I really like my male as a lot as I really like my feminine. I’m Shiv in addition to Shakti and the synergy of each energies. That is completely different from my orientation. I’ll at all times be drawn to males. It is simply that my gender id is not only male! I’m a non-binary particular person! I really feel majorly relieved,” he added.
Divgikar continued: “To my family members who will learn this and is likely to be confused, I simply need to say to each one among you that I’ll at all times have the identical soul and THAT won’t ever change. I hope you all help me as a lot and love me as a lot. All of us received one life and nothing is definite. Tomorrow isn’t promised. So I assume, I needed to simply come out (once more) and let you know all how I felt.”
Divgikar is a well-liked drag persona and has appeared and carried out as Rani Ko-He-nur on stage throughout stay reveals.
Speaking about his drag persona, he mentioned: “I created this avatar as a result of I needed individuals to grasp that drag is a efficiency artwork, and it isn’t simply cross dressing. I am gender fluid, therefore the identify, as a result of Rani is a queen however Ko-He-nur has a he in it. In drag, a person — homosexual, straight, transgender or bisexual — can carry out as a girl which incorporates carrying predominantly hyper-effeminate garments, exaggerated make-up and wigs.
“Drag will also be carried out by girls — lesbian, straight, trans or bisexual — who costume up and carry out as male characters. Gender fluid individuals additionally do drag — our first solo performing drag king is Durga Gawde, who goes by the stage identify Shakti,” mentioned Divgikar, who’s having fun with the success of his debut impartial single “Diamond”.