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Lipstick Under My Burkha will finally get a release in India on July 21

June 19th, 2017 | by Manisha Surange
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Lipstick Under My Burkha will finally get a release in India on July 21
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Lipstick Under My Burkha, is a movie that began a war of thoughts, freedom of expression and will. It has won its battle against the patriarchal thoughts and social stereotypes. The movie finally got a certificate is all set to walk free to release at the box office on July 21. After being featured at various international film festivals and winning innumerable awards for its content, Lipstick Under My Burkha will finally get a release in India on July 21.lipstick Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Motion Pictures has made an announcement about the release date on its social media handles.
Balaji Motion Pictures shared the news with a very brave poster, which shows off a middle finger to all those who rejected its release. Earlier, the movie was supposed to be released on October 26 last year.

However, CBFC Chief Pahlaj Nihalani denied certification claiming that the film was “lady-oriented” and portrayed women’s sexual preferences. He was also quoted saying, “CBFC has its own responsibility. Along with a certification body, it has a rule-book with guidelines and Act which works according to it. We have not blocked the title but our objection is to the content of the film. We are in favour of women empowerment as is being talked about but we don’t agree with the type of treatment and projection that has been accorded to them.”

Starring Konkona Sen Sharma, Ratna Pathak Shah, Aahana Kumra and Plabita Borthakur, Lipstick Under My Burkha is about the secret lives of four women chasing a little piece of freedom. Though stifled and stuck in their worlds, these four women claim their desires through small acts of courage and stealthy rebellion.

Photo courtesy: www.indianexpress.com

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