The first look poster of upcoming Bollywood Indian historic drama film “Begum Jaan” is out. The first look poster of the film was revealed today on 10 January 2017. “Begum Jaan” is an adaptation of Bengali movie “Rajkahini” which was released in 2015. The film “Begum Jaan” is directed by Srijit Mukherji. It is produced by Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt. It stars Vidya Balan in lead role. The first look poster of the film shows the title of the film “Begum Jaan” along with a title “When Freedom Fought Independence”. It also shows the release date of the film which is 14 April 2017.
The film will be presented by Vishesh Films in association with RNA Play Entertainment. The story of the film is penned by Srijit Mukherji the director himself. Niranjan Iyengar has narrated the screenplay of the film. Anu Malik has directed the music for the film. Mulgeta Amaru had handled the cinematography of the film and editing is done by Praveen Prabhakar. Apart from Vidya Balan, it features Naseeruddin Shah, Gauhar Khan in prominent roles and Ridhima Tiwari, Pallavi Sharda, Ila Arun, Misthi, Priyanka Sethia, Rajesh Sharma, Poonam Rajput, Rajit Kapoor and Chunky Pandey in supporting roles.
Actress Vidya Balan will be seen as Begum Jaan and Gauhar Khan as Rubina. Vidya Balan plays the role of a brothel’s madam during the partition of India in 1947.