It is confirmed Vidya Balan will be the lead actress of Srijit Mukherji’s “Begum Jaan”. Srijit Mukherji is a national award winning director, he has given many super hit films. “Begum Jaan” is the Hindi remake of Bengali film “Rajkahini”, which was released in 2015. It was a super hit Bengali film of 2015. The shooting of the film “Begum Jaan” has started.
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— PALLAVI SHARDA (@pallavisharda) July 13, 2016
Most part of it will be shot in Punjab. The release date of the film is not yet finalized, it is expected to release in March 2017.
“Begum Jaan” is Bollywood historical drama film produced by Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt under the banner of Vishesh Films. Apart from Vidya Balan film features Naseeruddin Shah, Gauhar Khan in prominent role and Pallavi Sharda, Flora Saini,Ridhima Tiwai, IIa Arun, Priyanka Sethia, Ravija Chauhan, Poonam Rajput, Rajit Kapoor, Rajesh Sharma and Vivek Mushran in supporting roles.
Anu Malik has given the music composition of the film along with Asha Bhosle after a decade. Vidya Balan will play the role of brothel’s madam during the partition of India in 1947. She will be seen as Begum Jaan in the film and Gauhar Khan will be seen as Rubina.
The film revolves around the story of victims of disastrous partition between India and Pakistan. It shows the story of 11 women who were the victims.