Will Begum Jaan become Another National Award Wining Movie?!
After giving a superhit movie (Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh), Vidya Balan is gearing for another blockbuster movie, Begum Jaan.
It is an upcoming Indian drama movie, which is going to be directed by Srijit Mukherji.
Begum Jaan is hindi remake of National Award winning movie, Rajkahini, which was also written and directed by Srijit Mukherji, in 2015.
When we talked about this movie, makers said “We are on the way to remake the Rajkhini that deals with the aftermath of Partition in Bengal. It has been titled Begum Jaan.”
Begum Jaan Crew
As we have already discussed above that the original story of this movie has written and directed by Srijit Mukherji, who is Bengali actor cum writer cum director and he is best known for the movies like Baishe Srabon, Autograph, Jaatishwar, Chotushkone and many more.
We think Bhatt brothers made a great choice to choose Srijit as the writer cum director of Begum Jaan because Srijit made the original award winning movie that’s why he knows the main ingredients to also make this movie a great blockbuster.
Screenplay of Begum Jaanhas has penned by Niranjan Lyengar whereas Anu Malik is working on the music track of this movie.
The duo of Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt are producing this movie in association with Milind Dabke. Casting of the movie is done by Soumyajit Majumdar.
Begum Jaan Star Cast
Some of the finest actors and actress of Bollywood have attached to this movie. There are eleven actresses in the main role like
- Vidya Balan (Begum Jaan)
- Ila Arun (Amma)
- Gauahar Khan (Rubina)
- Pallavi Sharda (Gulao)
- Priyanka Setia (Jameela)
- Ridheema Tiwary (Amba)
- Flora Saini (Maina)
- Raviza Chauhan (Lata)
- Poonam Rajput (Rani)
- Mishti Chakravorty (Shabnam)
- Gracy Goswami (Laadli)
Rest of the main star casts are as follows:
- Naseeruddin Shah (Rajaji)
- Chunky Pandey (Kabir)
- Rajit Kapoor (Ilias)
- Rajesh Sharma (Shyam) and many more.
Vidya Balan is one the finest Bollywood actress, who is best known for her performances in Dirty Picture, Ishqiya and Kahani. This is the fourth collaboration between Vidyan Balan and Naseeruddin Shash. First time they shared screen in Ishqiya in 2010.
Begum Jaan Story-line
It is a A-rated Indian drama movie, which tells the story of eleven prostitutes, who lives in their brothel for a long time and has great bonding with each other. Once there is war between India and Pakistan and because of that, there is division of part of land at LOC.
During the division between India and Pakistan, half of their brothel came in Pakistan’s boundary and half in India. Then they have to face many problems in their life and story is all about the series of hurdles raised during India and Pakistan partition, in the life those eleven prostitutes.
Let’s have a quick look over original movie, Rajkahini
Rajkahini was an Indian, Bengali, drama move, which is written and directed by Srijit Mukherji. It was released on October 16, 2015 and won National Award for it.
This movie got huge appreciation from audience and critics as well. Many rating sites also gave pretty good ratings on their rating-meter, like IMDb gave 7.3/10 with 786 votes.
Begum Jaan Release Date
Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) gave A certificate to Begum Jaan without any cut but they have to replace some dialogues that features profanity.
It is a production of Vishesh Films, which is going to hit the silver screens on April 14, 2017.
First official poster of Begum Jaan has been released in which Vidya Balan is lying on a Charpai and smoking a hookah and her co-star Gauahar Khan is sitting beside her.
In this poster, Vidya Balan is looking totally immerged in her character of Begum Jaan and has no glamorous makeup on her face. We are expecting extra-ordinary acting from Vidya Balan in this movie.
So, friends are you excited to see Vidya Balan, Gauahar Khan and Naseeruddin Shah on screen chemistry, share your valuable thoughts about this movie, using comment box below.