Alankrita Shrivastava

Our societies just don’t like the idea of free women: Alankrita Shrivastava

Alankrita Shrivastava, the firebrand director of Lipstick Under My Burkha talks about her struggles and successes over the last two months. Lipstick the film has already won nine awards, including the Grand Jury Prize for the Best Feature Film at Films de Femmes in France. They may even campaign for the Golden Globes. The Indian certification(…)

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Our societies just don’t like the idea of free women: Alankrita Shrivastava

Alankrita Shrivastava, the firebrand director of Lipstick Under My Burkha talks about her struggles and successes over the last two months. Lipstick the film has already won nine awards, including the Grand Jury Prize for the Best Feature Film at Films de Femmes in France. They may even campaign for the Golden Globes. The Indian certification(…)

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Konkona Sen Sharma Bags Best Director & Best Actress At NY Film Fest

The very versatile Konkona Sen Sharma has proven her mettle from time to time. And, now the Bollywood actress and director has been awarded as the best director for her directorial debut ‘A Death In The Gunj’ and the best actress for ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ at 2017′s New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF).

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Certify ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ Adult says film tribunal

Certify ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ Adult says film tribunal. It claims the film explores women’s sexuality and hence the proposal to give it an adult certification. The film – which is a runaway hit on the global film festival circuit – made headlines after the censor board refused it certification, and banned it from being(…)

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Lipstick Under My Burkha Plays In Los Angeles This Week

Indian filmmaker Alankrita Shrivastava’s feminist film ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ is unstoppable in winning hearts all over the world. Now it’s time for double celebration as Shrivastava’s film opens the 15th Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles.

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The Female Gaze Makes CBFC Uncomfortable: Alankrita Shrivastava

Despite being denied a Censor Board certificate, filmmaker Alankrita Shrivastava’s feminist film Lipstick Under My Burkha has been winning laurels in the film fraternity. “I feel if the intention of the board is to discourage people like me for making films like these, then they’ve failed. I am not going to change the kind of films I want to make.(…)

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Female Filmmakers Who Have Broken Boundaries

Female filmmakers are breaking boundaries and creating films that speak loudly about women’s issues. They’re not afraid to make the movies they want, despite negative reactions from critics, naysayers and even censor boards who can ban their films. We’ve curated a list of the most badass female filmmakers who are putting women’s stories out there.

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Lipstick Under My Burkha Wins Best Feature Award At CinemAsia

Indian filmmaker Alankrita Shrivastava’s feminist film Lipstick Under My Burkha, which was denied a Censor Board certificate, has added a new feather to its cap. The controversial film has now won the Audience Choice Award for Best Feature at the CinemAsia 10th edition.

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