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Lipstick Under My Burkha
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Lipstick Under My Burkha

7.2/1032.9K votes
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Rated on 04 Dec 2022
1h 57mComedy,DramaA21 Jul, 2017
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Lipstick Under My Burkha
7.2/1032.9K votes

About the movie

Set in the crowded lanes of small town India, Lipstick Under My Burkha chronicles the secret lives of four women in search of a little freedom.

A burkha-clad college girl struggles with issues of cultural identity and her aspirations to be a pop singer. A young two-timing beautician, seeks to escape the claustrophobia of her small town. An oppressed housewife and mother of three, lives the alternate life of an enterprising saleswoman. And a 55 year-old widow rediscovers her sexuality through a phone romance.

Trapped in their worlds, they claim their desires through secret acts of rebellion.

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810 reviews

Summary of 810 reviews.

#OkDirection
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#NiceStory
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#GoodActing
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#OneTimeWatch
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#GoodMusic
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#AwesomeStory
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#Wellmade
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#GreatActing
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#Inspiring
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#NiceStory
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Superb
Karn
Booked on
10/10
Superb

It's a breakthrough in a lot of ways for Indian Cinema!!! Just like there is Pre Sholay nd a post Sholay Era in bollywood. There will be a Pre lipstic ...more

5 Years ago
freedom
Sanjay
10/10
freedom

Every one has freedom what they want to do or not to do... Even this is basic nesessites for every one... I want live life as i want too and also get  ...more

5 Years ago
Overhyped
Vibha
Booked on
5/10
Overhyped

Overhyped. Seems like all the censor board hulla was just to promote. Ratna Pathak though is a delight to watch. The lady carries the movie on her sho ...more

5 Years ago
Worth watching
Khushboo
Booked on
8/10
Worth watching

The movie has tried to portrayed the reality of Indian women. The story revolves around the lives of 4 women who have some dreams and desires which ar ...more

5 Years ago
blaster performance
Aayush
10/10
blaster performance

A clinch face slap to sensor board to against the release of the wonderful movie.Prakash jha & all the actors done the fabulous job on the beautiful c ...more

5 Years ago

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Lipstick Under My Burkha
The Times of India
8/10
Lipstick Under My Burkha

What is so scandalous (or lady-oriented) about the lives of these women, is unclear. In fact, Shrivastavas bravest act is simply opening the doors and ...more

Lipstick Under My Burkha
Hindustan Times
7/10
Lipstick Under My Burkha

This is a film you must not miss as it is not everyday that Bollywood films talk of women and their desires. ...more

Lipstick Under My Burkha
The Indian Express
7/10
Lipstick Under My Burkha

A song I love goes: where do you go to my lovely, when youre alone in your head? Lipstick Under My Burkha takes us into that space, and lets its chara ...more

Lipstick Under My Burkha
Rajeev Masand
7/10
Lipstick Under My Burkha

Just moments before intermission, one of the principal characters in Lipstick Under My Burkha, a young woman in Bhopal desperate to flee the arranged  ...more

Lipstick Under My Burkha: Film Review – Cinematically Orgasmic
BMS Reviewer
7/10
Lipstick Under My Burkha: Film Review – Cinematically Orgasmic

Verdict: A ``lady-oriented`` film that everyone must watch to experience true feminism. It is strange to see how a movie that is made to depict the ch ...more

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