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    The New "Lipstick Under My Burkha" Poster Is The Most Amazing "Fuck You" To The Censor Board

    Pahlaj Nihalani is pretty thick though, I'm sure he didn't get it.

    Prakash Jha's take on strong, confident women – Lipstick Under My Burkha – has faced its fair share of tribulations before its release.

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    Earlier this year, the Central Board of Film Certification decided in their infinite wisdom that women (and everyone) should not watch a film about sexually liberated women.

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    This was their statement about it: "The story is lady oriented, their fantasy above life. There are contains sexual scenes, abusive words, audio pornography and a bit sensitive touch about one particular section of society".

    After the film was approved for release with a few cuts and an 'A' rating by the Film Certification Tribunal (FCAT), Ekta Kapoor stepped in to fund the distribution.

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    "Rarely do we have credible entertainers that stimulate the mind and are peppered with spunk and humour. Lipstick Under My Burkha, signifies a rebellion of the mind and is a film that celebrates women and their sexuality. I believe that this is story that needs to be told and wanted to put all the muscle behind a film like this," Kapoor said in a press release.

    The film is FINALLY slated to release on July 21, and the latest poster just released. And. It. Is. Phenomenal.

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    People immediately got the very obvious symbolism...

    Revelling in their triumph over the long and arduous fight with men who don't want women to talk about sexuality.

    You've obviously watched the trailer already, but here it is so you can watch it again:

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