Tikli & Laxmi Bomb

2017/Color/180 mins/India




Category Competition on Indian Language's Films
Director Aditya Kripalani
Producer Aditya Kripalani, Sweta Chhabria Kripalani
Screenplay Aditya Kripalani
Cinematography Aditi Sharma
Editor Rachita Singh
Music Aditya Kripalani
Set Reshma Malayath
Costume Suveera Ambade and Swetesh Ambade
Cast Chitrangada Chakraborty, Vibhawari Deshpande
Production Company Mumba Devi Motion Pictures, Mumbai
World Sales NA
Festival/Awards NA

Two sex workers in Mumbai, Laxmi and Putul in India decide to kick men out from a cooperative of sex workers to run a small portion of the sex industry by women and for women to break free from the patriarchal system. Together known as Tikli and Laxmi Bomb they lead this revolution but the question lies with how far they are able to go with their endeavour.

Director:
Aditya Kripalani
Aditya Kripalani is an alumnus of FTII, Pune in film screenwriting. He's then been the creative head of IDream Production which produced "Monsoon Wedding" and has also won advertising awards at Canne and the Korean Adstars. He has written three novels which all deal with gender and the changing roles of women in Indian society and how strong women are taking patriarchy on in their own ways.

Selected Filmography:
2008 Tahaan (Feature) as Script Consultant
2009 Jogwa (Feature) as Script Consultant
2017 Tikli and Laxmi Bomb (Feature) as Writer, Director, Producer, Composer and Scuffles