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Set in Bhopal, Lipstick Under My Burkha opens with a voiceover about how the occasion is not too far off where she longs to be one and afterward ‘jawaani kaante ki tarah chubne lagti hain.” Soon, we are acquainted with the lives of four ladies who set out to break free the shackles of a sexually curbed society and carry on with the life that they merit.
Rehana (Plabita Borthakur) is a standard high schooler who lives in a burkha at home however moves to be a desi Miley Cyrus, calls Led Zep’s ‘Stairway To Heaven’ her ‘eternity main tune’, challenges pants boycott in her school and even goes shop-lifting. Shireen (Konkona Sen Sharma), a burkha-clad housewife whose bullheaded spouse regards her as a minor s*x protest, discovers comfort in a way to-entryway deals work accidental to him.
Leela (Aahana Kumara) who runs a marvel parlor, wouldn’t like to sit tight for her suhaag raat to experience her dreams. Buaji or Usha Parmar (Ratna Pathak Shah), a 55 year old whose sexual presence is a major ‘no-no’ for the general public has hots for her young, meaty swimming mentor and even enjoys some telephone s’x under an anecdotal name. Unexpectedly, these ladies live in a dwelling place, Hawai which is possessed by Buaji and leased by the other three.
All these four stories are described parallel with a desi erotica named ‘Lipstickwale Sapne’ whose lead character Rosie harbors wild dreams and wet dreams. Whatever remains of the film rotates around how these four female heroes turn on their insubordinate mode notwithstanding knowing its outcomes.
Konkona Sen Sharma as the accommodating Shireen has two or three hard-hitting scenes which gives you goosebumps. Ratna Pathak Shah’s track of a lady in the throes of energy, is the most great one of the part. She is charming in the amusing bits and her acting ability keep Buaji from being a humiliating exaggeration.
Aahana Kumara’s feisty demonstration and Plabita Borthakur’s demure turned revolt is very noteworthy. Vikram Massey is a pleasure to observe independent of the length of his part. Sushant Singh and Vaibhav Tatwawaadi set up a decent show. Shashank Arora unfortunately, is a feeble plot connect.
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