Why Lipstick under My Burkha, Denied and punished by Censor board
New Delhi, Censor Board: The censor board yet comes again under the criticism by the film fraternity for it decision to refuse certification to the award winning movie Lipstick under my Burkha.
The decision was sharply critized by prominent filmmakers and actors, who described it as censor board chief Pahlaj Nihalani’s arrogance.
The movie is Directed by Alankrita Shrivastava and produced by Prakash Jha. The movie has four female leads with the story set in Lucknow.
Pankaj Nihalani defended his decision, saying the film had very long eplicit scenes and portrays phone sex. Producer Prakash Jha said the story is lady oriented their fantasy above life.
Reason for not certifying: there are continuous sexual scenes, abusive words, audio pornography and a bit sensitive touch of one particular section of society.