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Lipstick Under My Burkha (2016)

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In order to be independent and break free from the conservative society, four women sets on a journey to discover freedom and happiness.

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Gazal Dhaliwal (dialogue), Suhani Kanwar (additional screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aahana Kumra ... Leela
Ratna Pathak Shah ... Usha (as Ratna Pathak)
Konkona Sen Sharma ... Shirin
Plabita Borthakur ... Rehana
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mukesh Aditya Mukesh Aditya ... BMC Official 1
Disha Arora ... Fatima (as Rahim's mistress)
Shashank Arora ... Dhruv
Savita Bhargav Savita Bhargav ... Mrs. Navjot Kaur
Akaber Bukhari Akaber Bukhari ... Sales Executive
Sawstika Chokraberty Sawstika Chokraberty ... Manoj's Mother
Sudhir Choubey Sudhir Choubey ... Honeymoon Travel Agent
Deepak Deepak ... Mall Security Guard
Pankaj Divedi Pankaj Divedi ... Swimsuit Shop Salesman
Aseem Dubey Aseem Dubey ... BMC Official 2
Namita Dubey Namita Dubey ... Namrata
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Storyline

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.

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

8 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lipstick Waale Sapne See more »

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Trivia

Lipstick Under My Burkha (2016) won the Best Feature Audience Choice Award at the CinemAsia Film Festival, Amsterdam. See more »

Quotes

Leela: You know what our problem is? We dream too much.
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Performed by Zebunnisa Bangash
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over-hyped; can be missed
9 August 2017 | by ishitalawSee all my reviews

This movie revolves around the lives of 4 women. The director tries to portray how unhappy these 4 are in their lives, due to their circumstances which are mainly the result of our society. Ratna Pathak's narration throughout the movie is very irritating, even though her performance is very bold and outstanding. The movie tends to be very slow and has been unnecessarily prolonged.

There is no proper conclusion shown in the end and it is left uncertain, as the movie ends abruptly. Watch the movie only if you have nothing else to do.


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