You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> CINEMA & ENTERTAINMENT

Noble intentions, great performances, but underwhelming watch

DNMUM392856 | 7/21/2017 | Author : Harshada Rege | WC :362

Movie Review

Lipstick Under My Burkha ***
Cast: Ratna Pathak Shah, Konkona Sensharma, Plabita Borthakur, Aahana Kumra, Vikrant Massey
Director: Alankrita Shrivastava

What it’s about: Lipstick Under My Burkha is about four women from Bhopal who are struggling to find and express their voice, in a world hell-bent on muting them. There’s Rehana (Plabita Borthakur), a college student and wannabe musician who is forced to work at her family’s tailoring shop, Leela (Aahana Kumra) is engaged to a boy selected by her mother, and is dating a photographer. Shireen (Konkona Sensharma) is a burkha-clad saleswoman who is treated as little more than a sex toy by her husband. The fourth, and probably the most fascinating character, is that
Read full story


Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on CINEMA & ENTERTAINMENT

‘No one expects me to play a village belle’
DNMUM395113 | 8/24/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Nayandeep Rakshit | WC :396


She has not been seen in a Hindi film since Freaky Ali. The actress is still taking Hindi lessons on Skype while she maintains that she can have conversations in Tamil. However, the savvy girl is crystal clear about what her category is in B-To
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Not Katrina, please!
DNMUM395114 | 8/24/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : After Hrs Correspondent | WC :227

After Hrs had previously reported that Aanand L Rai’s film starring Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, and Anushka Sharma was tentatively titled, Katrina Meri Jaan. The title was later changed.
In an interview to this paper, the actress clarified, “I
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

You don’t have to mimic or mirror anyone
DNMUM395115 | 8/24/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Nayandeep Rakshit | WC :423

Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil released in January. Shah Rukh Khan whose Raees released on the same day has had another release — Jab Harry Met Sejal — while Hrithik is yet to confirm his next project. The actor, who was at a Rado event to introduce the new
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Corset belt
DNMUM395116 | 8/24/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Manish D Mishra | WC :118

AIt the recently concluded Lakme Fashion Week, designers across the board toyed with the corsetry though with an Indian touch. Masaba Gupta presented a panoply of corset belted saris and Label Ritu Kumar sent out several looks with this accessory — a
Add To LightboxCalculate Price