Posts Tagged ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’

Central Board Of Film Certification (CBFC) has refused to certify Alankrita Srivastava’s film Lipstick Under My Burkha. And the reason given are pure WTF. Here is the letter issued by CBFC. Do read.


Click here to read the full report. This is not the first time that they have been so dumb about certifying a film. And this surely won’t be the last. With bonafide morons at the helm of affairs, what else can one expect.

And the best part is the film has been doing the fest rounds for quite some time and has been getting some great reviews.


The sixth edition of Film Bazaar in which the Screenwriters’ Lab is conducted for Indian writers with original screenplays, has announced its results. The Lab is held in partnership with the Venice International Film Festival and has selected six scripts this year.

1. Kanu Behl – Titli

2. Umesh Vinayk Kulkarni – Antaraal

3. Ruchika Oberoi – Island City

4. Siddhartha Sinha – Behind the Camera

5. Alankrita Shrivastava – Lipstick Under My Burkha

6. Anupam Barve – The Shadow Lines

– Film Bazaar will be held from November 21-24, 2012 alongside the International Film Festival of India (IFFI). The screenwriters’ will travel to Venice during the Festival for the first working session of the Screenwriters’ Lab with mentors Marten Rabarts, Olivia Stewart, Urmi Juvekar & Bianca Taal. The second working session will take place in Goa at the Film Bazaar.