Based on a short story by the same name, written by Ismat Chugtai, Lihaf: the Quilt delves into the forbidden relationship of begum jaan and her masseuse, Rabbo. Narrated from the standpoint of a small girl, this story covers themes such as patriarchal oppression, class oppression, homoeroticism and sexual abuse. Written in 1942, this story was quite ahead of its time and landed the author in trouble for its controversial themes. Ismat Chugtai not only refused to apologise for this masterpiece but also won the case against her. Directed by Raha...
|S. No.||Movie Name||Lihaaf: The Quilt|
|4||Run Time||74 mins|