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 popular 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 instances, I simply could not address 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 like my male as a lot as I like my feminine. I’m Shiv in addition to Shakti and the synergy of each energies. That is totally different from my orientation. I’ll all the time be interested in 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 wish to say to each considered one of you that I’ll all the time have the identical soul and THAT won’t ever change. I hope you all assist me as a lot and love me as a lot. All of us bought one life and nothing is definite. Tomorrow isn’t promised. So I suppose, 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 reside exhibits.
Speaking about his drag persona, he mentioned: “I created this avatar as a result of I wished individuals to know that drag is a efficiency artwork, and it isn’t simply cross dressing. I am gender fluid, therefore the title, 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 may also be carried out by ladies — 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 title Shakti,” mentioned Divgikar, who’s having fun with the success of his debut impartial single “Diamond”.