Lipstick under my Burkha

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Netflix announces 17 new Indian movies, shows: Check list here

16 Jul 2020

Netflix announces 17 new Indian movies, shows: Check list here

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.

Five of the best women-centric Bollywood films (from 2011-19)

28 Dec 2019

Five of the best women-centric Bollywood films (from 2011-19)

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.

Netflix announces five new Indian original series

16 Jul 2019

Netflix announces five new Indian original series

On Tuesday, streaming giant Netflix announced five upcoming Indian original series.

#WomensDay: How Ekta Kapoor touches lives of millions of women

08 Mar 2019

#WomensDay: How Ekta Kapoor touches lives of millions of women

Making fun of the regressive content on Indian television comes easy to the "millennials" and most of them solely blame Ekta Kapoor for it.

Meet Gazal Dhaliwal, the trailblazing transwoman, who wrote 'ELKDTAL'

31 Dec 2018

Meet Gazal Dhaliwal, the trailblazing transwoman, who wrote 'ELKDTAL'

The trailer of Sonam Kapoor's Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga has been breaking the internet for all the right reasons.

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Meet reel-life Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi

28 Jun 2018

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Meet reel-life Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi

Anupam Kher, who plays former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in his biopic 'The Accidental Prime Minister', has been introducing the other prominent characters of the film on Twitter.

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Aahana Kumra to portray Priyanka Gandhi

18 Mar 2018

'The Accidental Prime Minister': Aahana Kumra to portray Priyanka Gandhi

The starcast of 'The Accidental Prime Minister' is getting bigger by the day. The latest actress to join the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's biopic is Aahana Kumra.

5 Bollywood movies marred by controversies before their release

18 Nov 2017

5 Bollywood movies marred by controversies before their release

It would be absolutely justified to say that Bollywood thrives on controversies. There are controversies around everything - be it actors, their clothes, their religion or even a dialogue can spark off a controversy.

Pahlaj Nihalani's 'Julie 2' cleared without cuts!

12 Sep 2017

Pahlaj Nihalani's 'Julie 2' cleared without cuts!

The Censor Board's verdict on Pahlaj Nihalani's 'Julie 2' is out. Surprisingly, sources say it has been cleared without any cut!

'Sanskari' Pahlaj Nihalani presents adult movie 'Julie 2'. What!

04 Sep 2017

'Sanskari' Pahlaj Nihalani presents adult movie 'Julie 2'. What!

You read that right. The former Censor Board chief who stayed in news only for his extreme standards of "sanskar" is now shedding the image he portrayed for 2.5 years.

Pahlaj Nihalani sacked as CBFC Chief, Prasoon Joshi replaces him

11 Aug 2017

Pahlaj Nihalani sacked as CBFC Chief, Prasoon Joshi replaces him

Pahlaj Nihalani has been sacked from his post as the chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification.

CBFC can now shame women for their dressing style too!

03 Aug 2017

CBFC can now shame women for their dressing style too!

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.

Cleared 'Mastizaade', but not 'intercourse': The whimsical Indian Censor Board

06 Jul 2017

Cleared 'Mastizaade', but not 'intercourse': The whimsical Indian Censor Board

With its whimsical and erratic decisions, the Indian Censor Board has become a bit of a joke.

FCAT directs 'A' certificate for 'Lipstick Under My Burkha'

26 Apr 2017

FCAT directs 'A' certificate for 'Lipstick Under My Burkha'

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.

Controversial 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' heads to Golden Globes

10 Apr 2017

Controversial 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' heads to Golden Globes

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.

Censor Board refuses certification to Prakash Jha's film

23 Feb 2017

Censor Board refuses certification to Prakash Jha's film

'Lipstick under my Burkha', a Prakash Jha production has been denied a certification by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).