Lipstick Under My Burkha

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Critic Reviews for Lipstick Under My Burkha

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (1) | Fresh (13) | Rotten (1)

  • Lipstick is audaciously outspoken about women's sexual desires and fantasies, both visually and verbally.

    Jul 21, 2017 | Full Review…
  • The lead characters remain human, swaying between desperately flawed, unintentionally amusing and depressingly feeble, just like their environment has shaped them to become...

    Jan 28, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • This story of four ordinary women who seek small joys was buoyed by wonderful performances - especially by Ratna Pathak Shah.

    Sep 6, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Problems and predicaments that are easy to relate to, performances that are forceful and a film that remains breezy in its audacity.

    Mar 15, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Despite the grim themes of female subjugation and the right to choose, Shrivastava tells the story with a light touch, and there is as much to smile about as to weep over in this film.

    Mar 15, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
  • The women portraying these lives on screen give Lipstick its true color. Plabita and Aahana are instantly relatable and light up the screen.

    Mar 15, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

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