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'Real men stand with strong women': Arjun Kapoor joins 'Lipstick' rebellion

ANI
Published Jul 11, 2017, 11:50 am IST
Updated Jul 11, 2017, 2:13 pm IST
The actor lent his support to the revolutionary movement #LipstickRebellion for 'Lipstick Under My Burkha.'
The picture that Arjun Kapoor shared on social media.
 The picture that Arjun Kapoor shared on social media.

New Delhi: The Lipstick rebellion kickstarted by Ekta Kapoor as part of the promotions for her upcoming movie, 'Lipstick Under My Burkha,' has found support in Arjun Kapoor.

The 32-year-old actor took to Twitter and posted a photo of himself, becoming the first male actor in Bollywood to lend his support to the revolutionary movement #LipstickRebellion.

 

He captioned the snap, "Let no one tell u what to do. Here's to all u amazing women out there! Real Men stand with strong women."

Ekta Kapoor was quick to respond as she retweeted his tweet and posted the same photo on Instagram and wrote, "Here it is our fav boy the most misunderstood yet affable star we know! He is a darling of the masses (his films open bigger than many so-called stars ) n now he flags off the most imp part of the #lipstickrebellion campaign ! We ask the men who support the ideology of ' equality' to join the #MenForLipstick revolution ! Thankuuuuuuu so much."

 

For the unversed, the cast of 'Lipstick under My Burkha' has launched a unique campaign called #LipstickRebellion with their classic middle finger poses on social media mirroring the poster that took the world by storm.

Many TV celebs including Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya, Mouni Roy, and Drashti Dhami came forward to be part of this movement.

Film stars namely Ratna Pathak Shah, Aahana Kumra, Plabita Borthakur and Konkana Sen Sharma play the key roles in the movie.

Before the release, the movie was embroiled in a controversy with the censor board, which refused to give it a clearance due to 'lady-oriented' content.

 

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