Tikli and Laxmi Bomb | Poster
TIKLI AND LAXMI BOMB directed by Aditya Kripalani, is a film based on his own bestselling third novel of the same name. The first look & official poster of the film shows a condom cladded gun that symbolizes the revolution in the sex trade industry, with Mumbai city in the backdrop.
Aditya Kripalani has been a screenwriter trained at the Film and Television Institute of India. Apart from being the director and writer of the novel on which the film is based, he is also the producer, writer and co-music director of this film.
Tikli and Laxmi Bomb revolves around two Mumbai based sex workers, who after getting tired of men promising protection but actually becoming predators themselves, decide to kick men out of the business and start a cooperative that is run by women and for women, and thus run the sex trade themselves.
The film questions and explores how the two characters do things differently? How far are they allowed to reach and prosper before they become too serious a threat for patriarchy?
Well-known Marathi actor Vibhavari Deshpande plays protagonist Laxmi which is totally different from the characters she has played till date. Chitrangada Chakraborty, plays the second lead of Tikli in the movie.