Director Alankrita Shrivastava’s film “Lipstick Under My Burkha” is set to release in the US on September 15. The film, starring Konkona Sen Sharma, Ratna Pathak Shah, Aahana Kumra and Plabita Borthakur, explores women’s sexuality.
Sharma took to Twitter to share the news, writing, “So pleased that ‘Lipstick…’ will release in the US!! Please watch.” The film had won several prizes, including the Spirit of Asia Award at the Tokyo International Film Festival, the Oxfam Award for the best film on gender equality at the Mumbai Film Festival.
After a long fight with Censor Board, Konkona Sen Sharma and Ratna Pathak Shah starrer Lipstick Under My Burkha has finally got a release date. The Prakash Jha production was released in India on July 28.
The film, which explores women’s sexuality, won the Spirit of Asia Award at the Tokyo International Film Festival and the Oxfam Award for the Best Film on Gender Equality at the Mumbai Film Festival.