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Lihaaf: The Quilt (2019)

Lihaaf: The Quilt (2019)

Jul. 19, 2019India, France
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Synopsis

A period drama, the film is based on Ismat Chugtai’s most celebrated story “Lihaaf” (published 1942). The film inter weaves the plot of same sex relationship between Begum and her masseuse and the trial that Ismat underwent after being slapped with a case of obscenity on publishing the story. The film raises themes of homosexuality and freedom of speech that our society is grappling with even today.

Original title Lihaaf: The Quilt
IMDb Rating 7.3 38 votes

Director

Rahat Kazmi
Director

Cast

Sonal Sehgal isBegum Jaan
Begum Jaan
Veerendra Saxena isAslam sahib
Aslam sahib
Rahat Kazmi isShahid Latif
Shahid Latif

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