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Lipstick Under My Burkha


Lipstick Under My Burkha disallowed screening in Mumbai: film festival curator

January 16, 2018 6:02 am

‘Communication gap’ to blame, says CSMVS director.

Bollywood and its love for formulas: The real people charm is back in business

December 29, 2017 10:39 am

Breaking the monotony of the lush landscapes and larger than life heroes, we saw the emergence of a new flavour of cinema, which can be called new for this generation of cine-goers.

I have never been calculative about my work: Aahana Kumra

October 15, 2017 7:03 am

From essaying unconventional characters in short films and web series to playing pivotal roles in television and movies, Aahana Kumra is an actor to reckon with. The actor who is riding high on the success of Inside Edge and Lipstick Under My Burkha opens up about her choice of scripts and the challenges faced by Hindi cinema.

Notes From Across the Border

August 03, 2017 12:00 am

Pakistani musician Zebunissa Bangash, of the popular duo Zeb and Haniya, on composing tunes for Lipstick Under My Burkha, weaving her Pashtun heritage into the compositions, and how art builds bridges

Konkona Sen Sharma: I am not a mass appeal kind of an actor, so I don't have to please everybody

July 13, 2017 4:54 pm

Konkona Sen Sharma have already spoke much about all the trials and tribulations Lipstick Under My Burkha had to go through, and also about her character in the film. Now Konkona, or Koko as she is lovingly called, talks more about her plight as an independent filmmaker and her journey as an actor.

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.

Lipstick Under My Burkha actor Ratna Pathak Shah: Hope it shakes up the audience and makes them think

July 06, 2017 6:29 pm

Lipstick Under My Burkha actor Ratna Pathak Shah calls her upcoming film a bold film. It is bold because it is making a point, which, so far has not been made so clearly and so sharply before. It is that women have dreams and desire and not just sexual desires.

Ekta Kapoor on Lipstick Under My Burkha: Not CBFC, middle finger on poster is for the society

June 28, 2017 9:54 am

According to producer Ekta Kapoor, who has joined the film Lipstick Under My Burkha as a presenter, the message is not for the board but for the society, who has on many levels asked the woman to prove her 'womanhood' and 'morality'. The producer said that Lipstick Under My Burkha was the first film that forced her to have a conversation with the woman in her.

How CBFC has maintained its status as the Central Board of Double Standards

March 27, 2017 6:52 pm

The argument that certain films are 'un-Indian' due to the nature of their explicit content, has been resurrected from time to time depending on the ruling political government.

Dear CBFC, the idea of women having sexual fantasies shouldn't seem alien to you

February 24, 2017 12:09 pm

In the 21st century, films which are bold, provocative and re-sculpting the language of Indian cinema should be welcomed with open arms, not suppressed.


Lipstick Under My Burkha stars busy with promotions to Sunny Leone's media meet as Splitsvilla host

July 19, 2017 10:00 pm

The cast of this week's release Lipstick Under My Burkha are all busy with the final leg of promotions. The Alankrita Shrivastava directorial has been hitting the headlines for all the right reasons. Other than this we also saw Sunny Leone in a media meet for the upcoming season of MTV Splitsvilla with co-host Rannvijay Singha.