Arjun Kapoor lends support to 'Lipstick' rebellion movement

| Updated: Jul 10, 2017 23:32 IST

New Delhi [India], July 10 (ANI): The Lipstick rebellion movement 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 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." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Let no one tell u what to do<br>Here&#39;s to all u amazing women out there!<br>Real Men stand with strong women.<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MenForLipstick?src=hash">#MenForLipstick</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/LipstickRebellion?src=hash">#LipstickRebellion</a> <a href="https://t.co/0ofAfJlqhb">pic.twitter.com/0ofAfJlqhb</a></p>&mdash; Arjun Kapoor (@arjunk26) <a href="https://twitter.com/arjunk26/status/884310657037938688">July 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> 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." <blockquote class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned data-instgrm-version="7" style=" background:#FFF; border:0; border-radius:3px; box-shadow:0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width:658px; padding:0; width:99.375%; width:-webkit-calc(100% - 2px); width:calc(100% - 2px);"><div style="padding:8px;"> <div style=" background:#F8F8F8; line-height:0; margin-top:40px; padding:50.0% 0; text-align:center; width:100%;"> <div style=" background:url(data:image/png;base64,iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAACwAAAAsCAMAAAApWqozAAAABGdBTUEAALGPC/xhBQAAAAFzUkdCAK7OHOkAAAAMUExURczMzPf399fX1+bm5mzY9AMAAADiSURBVDjLvZXbEsMgCES5/P8/t9FuRVCRmU73JWlzosgSIIZURCjo/ad+EQJJB4Hv8BFt+IDpQoCx1wjOSBFhh2XssxEIYn3ulI/6MNReE07UIWJEv8UEOWDS88LY97kqyTliJKKtuYBbruAyVh5wOHiXmpi5we58Ek028czwyuQdLKPG1Bkb4NnM+VeAnfHqn1k4+GPT6uGQcvu2h2OVuIf/gWUFyy8OWEpdyZSa3aVCqpVoVvzZZ2VTnn2wU8qzVjDDetO90GSy9mVLqtgYSy231MxrY6I2gGqjrTY0L8fxCxfCBbhWrsYYAAAAAElFTkSuQmCC); display:block; height:44px; margin:0 auto -44px; position:relative; top:-22px; width:44px;"></div></div> <p style=" margin:8px 0 0 0; padding:0 4px;"> <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BWW7qXzFyfA/" style=" color:#000; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; font-style:normal; font-weight:normal; line-height:17px; text-decoration:none; word-wrap:break-word;" target="_blank">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 &#39; equality&#39; to join the #MenForLipstick revolution ! Thankuuuuuuu so much @arjunkapoor #Repost @arjunkapoor (@get_repost) ··· Don&#39;t let anyone tell you what to do. Don&#39;t let anyone tell you how to be. Here&#39;s to all you amazing women out there: make your own rules! Real Men stand with strong women. Since Always. #MenForLipstick #LipstickRebellion</a></p> <p style=" color:#c9c8cd; font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px; margin-bottom:0; margin-top:8px; overflow:hidden; padding:8px 0 7px; text-align:center; text-overflow:ellipsis; white-space:nowrap;">A post shared by Ekta Kapoor (@ektaravikapoor) on <time style=" font-family:Arial,sans-serif; font-size:14px; line-height:17px;" datetime="2017-07-10T07:51:33+00:00">Jul 10, 2017 at 12:51am PDT</time></p></div></blockquote> <script async defer src="//platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js"></script> 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. (ANI)
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