Bhopal to get a 'classy' makeover in 'Lipstick Wale Sapne'
Besides Tigmanshu Dhulia's Yaara, the shooting of Prakash Jha Productions' Lipstick Wale Sapne started in Bhopal on October 27. This is the fifth film being shot in Bhopal by Prakash Jha's production house. Some scenes of the film were shot at Bittan Market on Tuesday.
This women-centric film directed by 'Turning 30' fame Alankrita Shrivastava stars Konkana Sen Sharma, Ratna Pathak Shah, Sushant Singh, Ahana Kumbra and Uplavita, among others.
The plot revolves around secret lives of four women, who are trying to live their 'lipstick' dream, and reside in a small town in India. The movie is set in the crowded bylanes of Bhopal.
Dodging prying eyes and battling fear, they read, sing and feel what they desire to. These women would be seen secretly trying to live their small dreams. In short, the film is about their search for freedom.
Zaid, who hails from Bhopal and is the line producer of film, says, "Though we have marked the locations, the schedule is yet to be decided. However, the the movie will mostly be shot in old Bhopal. We are trying to show the city in a very classy way."
The crew will also shoot at the Upper Lake.
"About 80% of the artists in this film are from Bhopal," sources said.
On the first day, some scenes featuring Wake up Sid actress Konkona Sen Sharma, were shot at Regalia Heights in Koh-e-Fiza while on the second day, the shooting was held at Amer Bakery Hut at Bittan Market. The shooting will continue till December.