Tikli and Laxmi Bomb, which has been written and Directed by Aditya Kripalani, is based on the story of sex workers who decide to challenge the current order and kick middle men out of business. However, kicking the patriarchy is not as easy feat, and the film charts of the rebellion of these women who decide to make sure the business which exists because of the women is run by the women.
The film stars Chitrangada Chakraborty, Vibhawari Deshpande and Suchitra Pillai in lead roles and Kripalani roped in an ‘all women’ crew for the shooting. The film has been screened in many film festivals like Berlin Independent Film Festival, UK Asian Film Festival and won multiple accolades too.
The film makes for a gratifying watch and sends across a much needed message. Tikli and Laxmi Bomb in now streaming on Netflix. Here’s the trailer of the film.