Mumbai, The major star-cast and the director of the movie “Lipstick under my burkha” interacted with the media. Ratna Pathak Shah, who plays a widow muslim woman, described her role as the revolutionary. The Director of the movie Alankrita Shrivastav and her star cast was bold in replying the questions of the journalists. Movie was marred with controversy. Now its ready to release on 21st July.
burkha-clad college girls struggle with issues of cultural identity
Set in the crowded by-lanes of small town India, Lipstick Under My Burkha chronicles the secret lives of four women in search of a little freedom. Though stifled and trapped in their worlds, these four women claim their desires through small acts of courage and stealthy rebellion.
Set in the crowded lanes of small town India, a burkha-clad college girl struggles with issues of cultural identity and her aspirations to be a pop singer. A young two-timing beautician, seeks to escape the claustrophobia of her small town. An oppressed housewife and mother of three, lives the alternate life of an enterprising saleswoman. And a 55 year old widow rediscovers her sexuality through a phone romance. Trapped in their worlds, they claim their desires through secret acts of rebellion.
Director: Alankrita Shrivastava, Producer: Prakash Jha, Writers: Gazal Dhaliwal (dialogue), Suhani Kanwar (additional screenplay). Staring: Rana Pathak Shah, Konkana Sen Sharma, Sushant Singh, Aahana Kumara, Shashank Arora, Plabita Borthakur, Sonal Jha.