The most controversial film of the year, Lipstick Under My Burkha’s trailer is out. The film starring Ratna Pathak Shah, Konkana Sen Sharma, Aahana Kumra and Plabita Borthakur, delves deeper into the secret lives of four women being told to suppress their sexuality.
The contentious film was slammed for being too ‘lady-oriented’ and received flak for its intimate scenes and abuses.[ecp code=”4″]
Lipstick Under My Burkha is the story of four women who rebel and escape their tiresome lives. Konkona plays an oppressed housewife and a mother of three kids, who also lives the life of an enterprising saleswoman. Ratna Pathak Shah is a 55-year-old widow who rediscovers her sexuality through a romantic liaison over the phone. Aahana Kumra plays a young beautician who plans to elope with her love and escape her small-town life and Plabita plays a college girl coming to terms with her cultural identity while aspiring to be a pop singer.
Directed by Alankrita Srivastava, the film is set to release on July 21.
Watch the trailer here: