Lipstick under my Burkha

A new dawn for CBFC

A new dawn for CBFC

August 16, 2017

The film certifying body of India - Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has dismissed Pahlaj Nihalani as its chief, making way for his replacement – the famous Indian lyricist Prasoon Joshi, CEO, India and chairman (Asia Pacific) of McCann Worldgroup, along with other In...

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‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ to hit theatres on July 21

‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ to hit theatres on July 21

July 12, 2017

Directed by Alankrita Shrivastava, the award-winning Hindi film ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ that was initially blocked by the Indian Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for being too lady-oriented and containing sexual content, has now been cleared for release on July 2...

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Alankrita Shrivastava, réalisatrice du film « Lipstick Under My Burkha »

Alankrita Shrivastava, réalisatrice du film « Lipstick Under My Burkha »

July 12, 2017

Alors que le cinéma indien est à la croisée des chemins entre gloire internationale et banale formule commerciale, la question de la liberté d’expression fait, plus que jamais, les gros titres. Où est l’ouverture ? Où est la tolérance ? Pourquoi cette réticence à acc...

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‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ denied film certification in India

‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ denied film certification in India

February 24, 2017

The idea of gender equality is a joke in India and the most effective mass-medium in the country, cinema, remains a testimony of patriarchal sabotage exercised in the country.

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