Lipstick Under My Burkha Plot

Bua ji (Ratna Pathak) who is a 55-year-old widow, runs a sweet and snack corner. Bua ji who is expected to go to Satsangs and temples is fond of reading erotic novels and has 'lipstick wale dreams'. Sherin Aslam (Konkona Sen Sharma), on the other hand, is a mother of three children, her husband is mostly in Saudi Arabia for work so she has acquired a job here as a sales person and excels in her field. Sherin's husband who now has returned and is jobless does all the wrong things and uses his wife as a sex toy, and does not want her to work. Rehana (Plabita Borthakur) is a college student who is forced to wear Burkha but fights for her 'jeans' rights in college, loves to sing and dance like Miley Cyrus but is made to stitch Burkhas in the shop by her parents. Leela's (Aahana Kumra) story is where she is stuck between two guys, one the love of her life and her fiance. All the women try to rebel against the societal norms in their own little way and dream of living their lives with freedom.