Articles about Alankrita Shrivastava
Indian screenwriter and director Alankrita Shrivastava, born on August 21, 1979, in Delhi, made her directorial debut in 2011 with the film ‘Turning 30.’ Shrivastava shifted to Mumbai after completing her studies in filmmaking at Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi. In Mumbai, she worked as an associate director for Prakash Jha and assisted him on several projects, including ‘Apharan’ (2005) and ‘Rajneeti’ (2010). She gained fame for her black comedy ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ that was released in 2016. The film had its world premiere at the Tokyo International Film Festival in the same year and was applauded worldwide. Shrivastava, a leading contemporary writer-director, is also the co-writer and director of the first season of the show ‘Made in Heaven’ that airs on Amazon Prime Video.
21 Mar 2021Entertainment
Pooja Bhatt thinks Bollywood is obsessed with being young and ageless, and is "terrified of mortality."
01 Aug 2020Entertainment
The trailer of Janhvi Kapoor-starrer biopic Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is out, and it does not look half bad.
16 Jul 2020Entertainment
After a bit of a wait-and-watch period, Netflix has announced a slew of Indian original movies and shows to be released in the coming months.
28 Dec 2019Entertainment
In a largely male-dominated society such as ours, women have struggled to raise their voice, not only on the streets, but even in literary and cinematic works.
22 Mar 2019Entertainment
With the recent explosion of digital media space, many talented actors got a taste of limelight. One such actor is the dazzling Amol Parashar.
10 Mar 2019Entertainment
Every middle-class Indian, like this writer, wonders what all really goes into the making of those extravagant, too-good-to-be-true big fat Indian weddings.
31 Dec 2018Entertainment
The trailer of Sonam Kapoor's Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga has been breaking the internet for all the right reasons.
19 Oct 2018Entertainment
Bollywood is shaken post-#MeToo as multiple reports are coming out against powerful men who abused their privilege to sexually exploit women.
03 Aug 2017Entertainment
The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has been embroiled in controversies over censor-cuts and certifications in recent times, especially after Pahlaj Nihalani was appointed its Director in 2015.
26 Apr 2017Entertainment
The Film Certification Appellate Tribunal has directed the Central Board of Film Certification to issue an 'A' (Adult) certificate to 'Lipstick Under My Burkha', which has till now been denied certification.
10 Apr 2017Entertainment
Despite a snub by the CBFC, 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' will now be an official entry in the next Golden Globes, likely to be held in January 2018.
23 Feb 2017Entertainment
'Lipstick under my Burkha', a Prakash Jha production has been denied a certification by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).