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Alankrita Shrivastava


Alankrita Shrivastava: There is scope for OTT platforms and theaters to co-exist

May 20, 2020 7:32 pm

Filmmaker Alankrita Shrivastava on films releasing on OTT platforms, her next film Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare and much more.

I feel feminism is inherent in my work: Alankrita Shrivastava

October 13, 2019 1:32 pm

Alankrita Shrivastava, in her forthcoming film Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, attempts to explore the moral ambiguity a woman faces.

Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti, Alankrita Shrivastava, Nitya Mehra on why obsession with box office is 'ridiculous'

April 14, 2019 3:22 pm

The filmmakers behind Made In Heaven, who, in their personal careers, have had their share of hits and misses, believe growing obsession of quoting box office figures is not healthy.

Really less percentage of female directors is a matter of shame: Alankrita Srivastava

October 08, 2017 9:52 pm

Alankrita Srivastava, who made Lipstick Under My Burkha, shared the dais with Anurag Kashyap, Kabir Khan, Ayan Mukerji and Nitesh Tiwari at the Jio MAMI Movie Mela, held on Saturday.

Babumoshai Bandookbaaz team and other filmmakers take on CBFC Chief Pahlaj Nihalani: There is no creative freedom

August 02, 2017 5:45 pm

Babumoshai Bandookbaaz starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Bidita Bag has been asked to make 48 cuts by Central Board of Film Certification. The film's producer Kiran Shyam revealed in a press meet on Wednesday that CBFC Chief Pahlaj Nihalani has said he won't allow her to release the film if they approach revising committee.

Lipstick Under My Burkha box office collection day 3: Konkona Sensharma's film earns Rs 5.80 cr

July 24, 2017 6:19 pm

Lipstick Under My Burkha box office collection day 3: The film is continuing its good run through the weekend collecting Rs 2.41 crores on Sunday. But it still remains to be seen whether it can continue that over the week. The film has had a turbulent release what with its struggle with CBFC who refused to release the film on the grounds of it being too "lady-oriented".

Lipstick Under My Burkha: Did the 'lady-oriented' film's message get lost in translation?

July 22, 2017 9:56 am

Lipstick Under My Burkha is a tale of four women. From the outside, they are like any women that you see walking past you, but director Alankrita Shrivastava has provided a great peek into what makes these women who they are. The movie has received great reviews, however, did it succeed as the 'flagbearer' of feminism?

Lipstick Under My Burkha director Alankrita Shrivastava feels erotica written mostly from male point of view

July 18, 2017 7:09 pm

Alankrita Shrivastava's Lipstick Under My Burkha had fought a long battle with Central Board of Film Certification before being granting permission to screen with a few cuts. CBFC had called the film "too lady oriented". It will hit theatres in India on July 21.

Lipstick Under My Burkha promos: Ratna Pathak Shah, Plabita Borthakur introduce their characters, take sass one notch higher. Watch videos

July 17, 2017 2:50 pm

Lipstick Under My Burkha promo: Ratna Pathak Shah and Plabita Borthakur look exemplary in the recently released promo, truly living up to the film's tag of being the sassiest one this year. Their characters, Ushaji and Rehana take us on a fun ride breaking many stereotypes in between.

Lipstick Under My Burkha director Alankrita Shrivastava: Censorship needs to be bid a goodbye

July 11, 2017 10:33 am

The Censor Board of Film Certification had deemed Lipstick Under My Burkha too "lady-oriented". The film tells the story of four women wanting to escape the clutches of patriarchy. It stars Konkona Sen Sharma, Ratna Pathak Shah, Aahana Kumra, and Plabita Borthakur.