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Lipstick Under My Burkha

A Comedy, Drama 1 hrs 57 mins Jul 21, 2017
Lipstick Under My Burkha






Produced by Prakash Jha and directed by Alankrita Shrivastava, ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ is a tale of four gutsy women settled in the crowded streets of Bhopal. The female protagonists around whom the story revolves is a burkha-clad young college girl who aspires to become a pop singer but due to issues of cultural identity has to hold back. The second is a young two-timing beautician, who seeks to escape from the clutches of a claustrophobic small town. The third woman is an oppressed housewife and a mother of three who is a small-time enterprising saleswoman out to live her dream and the fourth is a 55-year-old widow who seeks to rediscover her sexuality through a phone talk. The film has Konkona Sen Sharma, Ratna Pathak, Aahana Kumra and Plabita Borthakur playing the lead of the four female protagonists.

Coming from different backgrounds, they want to chase their own dreams and lead an independent life but are trapped due to their own circumstances. The movie highlights on how these women turn rebels to claim their desires.

Lipstick Under My Burkha Cast & Crew

  • Konkona Sen Sharma


  • Ratna Pathak


  • Vikrant Massey


  • Prakash Jha


  • Alankrita Shrivastava