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: 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 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?
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 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.
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.
Alankrita Srivastava's Lipstick Under My Burkha, starring Konkona Sensharma, Ratna Pathak Shah, Ahana Kumra and Plabita Borthakur, will release on July 21. It is being presented by Ekta Kapoor's banner ALT Balaji, and is a much-anticipated release this month.
Alankrita Srivastava, 37, on the struggle to release her film, Lipstick Under My Burkha, the problem with censorship in a democracy and why there are not enough women making films. Her film was facing problems with the CBFC for being too lady- oriented.