Lipstick under my Burkha movie Review
Director: Alankrita Srivastava
Artists: Konkona Sen, Ratna Pathak, Ahana Kumar, Plabita
Movie Type : Drama
Rating: 3.5/ 5
The extent to which the film 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' has been in controversies strikes the shackles that hinder the freedom of women in our society, it can be gauged from the fact that after seeing the film for the first time, the censor board gave it a censor certificate. Was refused to give. After that, the film got approval from the Appellate Tribunal to release the film with some cuts and 'A' certificate. Director Alankrita Shrivastava has shown in the film that the story of the sufferings of women in our society is the same, whether it is to be of any religion, whether it is unmarried, married or aged. Some are fighting the battle to wear jeans and clothes of their choice, some are fighting to stand on their feet from a husband who thinks of them as a sex machine, some wants freedom to live sex life as they wish, while someone is aged Is also looking for the prince of his dreams. Actually, they all want to see their fantasy come true. In one scene of the film, a girl says, "Our mistake is that we dream a lot." Actually, the film encourages girls and women to turn those dreams into reality, whatever the outcome.
'Lipstick Under My Burkha' is the story of four different age women, who want to live their lives in a cool way, but the ethics contractors in different forms repeatedly stumble in their path. According to its title, the Bhopal-based film begins with a scene in which Rihanna (Plabita), a girl wearing a burkha, steals lipstick from a mall and then changes her jeans to college by applying jeans-t-shirt to the washroom and applying lipstick. She goes. The film stars Usha Parmar (Ratna Pathak) as a 55-year-old widow who lives with her nephew. She reads the fantasy novel hidden in religious books and is looking for a hero in her life like her heroine Rosie. In this desire, she starts learning swimming with a Hansam coach on the pretext of satsang.
The third Shirin (Konkona Sen Sharma) is a saleswoman who goes door-to-door selling goods by stealing her husband. But one day when she sees her husband walking with another woman, she gets a big shock. While Chauthi Leela (Ahana Kumra) is a makeup artist who wants to get married to her boyfriend but he doesn't give her a sense and just uses her. These four keep decorating their dreams till the interval and try to make them come true after the interval. However, to know how successful they are in making their dreams come true, you have to watch the film. Director Alankrita Shrivastava has very emphatically introduced the problems of women on screen and introduced the bitter reality of society in the film, where the woman is considered nothing more than a mere enjoyment. On the other hand, the heroine Rosie's fantasy has been threaded into the story of the four main characters in a very beautiful way.
Ratna Pathak, who reads Rosie's story in the background score, has once again done a great acting role in the role of an old woman who wants to live her life in her own style. You laugh at him, even if you yearn. At the same time, Konkona Sen Sharma, who is fighting the freedom of her husband, showed why she is considered one of the finest actresses of Bollywood. Ahana Kumra has done a good job in the makeup artist girl role. Especially many hot scenes he has shot very smoothly. Also, among such senior actors, Plabita has also lived up to her role. New age girls will be able to connect themselves well with the plabitas that come out of the house in the desire to live their dreams. By the way, Alankrita has plenty of space for women of all ages to connect themselves to the characters of the film.