Begum Jaan

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Begum Jaan

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Begum Jaan is a 2017 upcoming Indian Historical drama film. Directed by Srijit Mukherji and Produced by Mukesh Bhatt and Mahesh. Music composed by Anu Malik. Asha Bhosle is singing the classical melody for Begum Jaan. She is collaborating with veteran composer after 10 years of long hiatus.

The film is the adaptation of the Bengali 2015 film Rajkahini. Principal photography of the film began in June 2016 and completed in August 2016.

The Actor Vidya Balan plays the lead role of a brothel’s madam during the partition of India in 1947. Gauhar Khan is also playing the lead role.


1. Director Srijit Mukherji
2. Based On Rajkahini
3. Music Composer Anu Malik
4. Producer Mahesh Bhatt | Mukesh Bhatt
5. Distributor RNA Play Entertainment
6. Language Hindi

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Star Cast

  1. Vidya Balan as Begum Jaan
  2. Gauhar Khan as Rubina
  3. Naseeruddin Shah
  4. Ridhima Tiwari
  5. Pallavi Sharda
  6. Ila Arun
  7. Mishti
  8. Priyanka Sethia
  9. Flora Saini
  10. Ravija Chauhan
  11. Poonam Rajput
  12. Rajit Kapoor
  13. Vivek Mushran

Release Date

1. Begum Jaan Release Date 17 March 2017
2. Genre Drama


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About Movie/Story Plot

The Actress Vidya immersed into her character. She plays the role of the madam of a brothel and smoking a hookah sitting on a bed and being followed by co-star Gauahar Khan. Vidya sports a disheveled and de-glamourous avatar.

A ‘Begum Jaan’ is the Hindi adaptation of National Award-winning filmmaker Srijit Mukherji’s Bengali film, ‘Rajkahini.’ The film probes into the lives of 11 women living in a brothel that finds itself divided by the newly chalked LOC, with half of the house in India and the other half in Pakistan post-partition. Mumbai Mirror has announced that the film has been awarded an ‘A’ certificate by the Central Board of Film Certification and has been cleared without any cuts, apart from reducing a few cuss words.


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About Poster/Trailer

The gorgeous Vidya Balan is again striking the screen in this year with Begum Jaan. Readers may recall that Begum Jaan being a remake of the Bengali film Rajkahini.

A first look of the movie that has Vidya Balan smoking a hooka lying on a cot with her ‘sevikas’ around her. Vidya Balan had said that the film was a story of survivors as they defy nations to save their homes. She added that the film story had to set amidst the uncertain political scenario during the partition and they are in the process of finishing the dubbing and post-production work of the film.

The veteran Asha Bhosle is crooning a song which is going to picturised on Vidya Balan.

Filming And Development

The Begum Jaan has been shot in parts of Punjab, Delhi, and Jharkhand.


The film music composes by Anu Malik, Lyrics by Kausar Munir and Singing by Asha Bhosle, Arijit Singh, Palak Muchhal, Monali Thakur, Kumar Sanu, Papon, Kushal Paul & Shreya Ghoshal.