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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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Konkona Sen Sharma, Ratna Pathak Shah, and director Alankrita Shrivastava reveal their list of must-see movies and classic picks in this episode of "The Insider's Watchlist" by IMDb.

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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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India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

8 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lipstick Waale Sapne See more »

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Lipstick Under My Burkha (2016) was screened worldwide at different Film Festivals and was appreciated at each one of them. Europe Premiere - Stockholm International Film Festival (Spotlight Section) Estonia Premiere - POFF Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Estonia Africa Premiere - Cairo International Film Festival (Festival of Festivals Section) UK Premiere - Glasgow International Film Festival (Winner, Audience Award Best Film) North America Premiere - Miami International Film Festival France Premiere - Films des Femmes Creteil, Paris (Winner, Grand Jury Prize, Best Feature Film) London Premiere - London Asian Film Festival (Winner, Best Film and Winner, Standout Performance, Ratna Pathak Shah ) Edinburgh Premiere - Edinburgh Asian Film Festival Leicester Premiere - Leicester Asian Film Festival Rotterdam Premiere - CinemAsia Rotterdam Ohio Premiere - Cleveland International Film Festival (Nominated, Best Female Director) Dallas Premiere - Dallas International Film Festival Greece Premiere - Greek National film Archive, Special screening of Women's Films: Tribute to Women Hawaii Premiere - Hawaii International Film Festival (Spring Showcase) New York Premiere - New York Indian Film Festival ( Opening Film and Winner, Best Actress Konkona Sen Sharma Los Angeles (2nd LA screening) - LA Asia Pacific Film Festival Washington Premiere - Washington International Film Festival (Nominated, Best International Feature) Minnesota Premiere - St. Paul's international Film Festival, Minneapolis Austin Premiere - Indie Meme Film Festival Canada Premiere - Toronto IFFSA Ottawa Premiere - Ottawa Indian Film Festival (Winner, Best Actor for Ratna Pathak Shah ) Swiss Premiere - Festival of Five Continents (Nominated, Best Feature) Korea Premiere- Seoul Women's International Film Festival German Premiere - International Film Festival Emden-Nordenrey China Premiere - Shanghai International Film Festival Bradford Premiere - Bradford Literature Festival 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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Good movie !
25 December 2018 | by nnk-39990See all my reviews

Very much different concept shown and the leading ladies deliver powerful performances .


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