Alankrita Srivastava may have received numerous international awards for her film Lipstick Under My Burkha, but the filmmaker faced flak from the Indian Censor Board. Finally after a lot of fights, the film is seeing the light of the day with a new presenter, Ekta Kapoor
Ekta began the #LipstickRebellion along with the cast and crew of the film, by sharing pics which resembled the latest poster of the film.
Poster Of Lipstick Under My Burkha
Now, the men from the film and TV industry have come up and shown their support for the film by posing with a tube of lipstick and showing off their middle finger. Check it out:
said: "Don't let anyone tell you what to do. Don't let anyone tell you how to be. Here's to all you amazing women out there: make your own rules! Real Men stand with strong women. Since Always. #MenForLipstick #LipstickRebellion (sic)."
said: "I stand by the brave babes behind "LIPSTICK" 💄#RatnaPathakShah#AlankritaShrivastava @aahanakumra @konkona @plabita.manu@ektaravikapoor @balajimotionpictures #lipstickundermyburkha💄#MenForLipstick #LipstickRebellion (sic)."
Suyyash said: "After BIG-BOSS thousands of people said that your wife is a stronger personality I say I am proud that she is a strong woman, it's not about power it's about how strong you are as an individual. I say #takethat #menforlipstick @ektaravikapoor@ek_ek_ekoo I love the way you inspire todays women. I LOVE YOU BABY @kishwersmerchantt I nominate my super strong brothers @imkaranwahi@rithvik_d @shaalien_malhotra @ashishsharma02 @sahilanandofficial@rahullsharma (sic)."
Aamir said: "Real Men stand with strong women. Since Always. #MenForLipstick is about celebrating the men who let women be. Those who fight patriarchy with women.#LipstickRebellion #LisptickUnderMyBurkha @ektaravikapoor ur an inspiration in every sense...@chloejferns ... @remodsouza @hansalmehta @staraniljha@shabirahluwalia hope u agree wid me n take it ahead.. (sic)."
Rajat said: "They said Rajat can't act - 💁 1) 7th Boroplus Gold Awards Best Actor in Lead Role (Critics) 2) 13th Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a lead Role 3) 9th Renault Star Guild Awards Best Actor in a Drama Series 4) 7th Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor in Lead Role . #Provethemwrong And for all women out there You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.👑 Real men stand with strong women. • •#Menforlipstick#lipstickundermyburkha#yougogirl#lipstickrebellion#ektaravikapoor#arjunkapoor @ektaravikapoor @arjunkapoor (sic)."
Karan said: "No shame to accept, She is POWERFUL, She is STRONG and if you think otherwise, up yours🖕you're Wrong ...! @ektaravikapoor more power to you for yet again proving the fact that a woman can do what no man can even think of. #LipstickUnderMyBurkha and the world at my feet ... is what every woman should believe ..! #lipstickrebellionbegins ...! This one is an eyeopener ..! (sic)."
Karan said: "#MenForLipstick .... lets not forget that it takes a Woman to Make a Man .. a Son, a Husband, a Father, and all other titles that men can boast of. Im sure my buddies @rohitreddygoa @shabirahluwalia @kkundrra @alygoni Agree with me ...! @ektaravikapoor thankyou for teaching us that accepting a woman as equal is what makes a man a Real Man ...! (sic)."
Karan Kundrra said: "Real Men stand with strong women. Since Always. #MenForLipstick is about celebrating the men who let women be. Those who fight patriarchy with women.#LipstickRebellion #LisptickUnderMyBurkha (sic)."
Well, there is nothing more manly than a man standing up for the rights of women.
Coming back to Lipstick Under My Burkha, the film got a standing ovation when screened at MAMI. It is all set to hit theatres on July 21.
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