Begum Jaan is an upcoming Bollywood film directed by National Award winning director Srijit Mukherji. The film stars Vidya Balan in the lead role. The film is based on Indo -Pakistan partition era story of a brothel.  Begum Jaan releases on April 14, 2017.

Srijit Mukherji whose fifth film Jaatishwar won 4 national awards at India’s 61st National Film Awards (2014). He has won the National Film Award for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay for his 6th film Chotushkone at India’s 62nd National Film Awards.

Begum Jaan Cast

Vidya Balan who won a National Film Award, five Filmfare Awards, and five Screen Awards, and was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2014 is in the lead role. Here is the full cast:

  1. Vidya Balan as Begum Jaan
  2. Ila Arun as Amma
  3. Gauahar Khan as Rubina
  4. Pallavi Sharda as Gulabo
  5. Priyanka Setia as Jameela
  6. Shriya Saran
  7. Ridheema Tiwary as Amba
  8. Flora Saini as Maina
  9. Raviza Chauhan as Lata
  10. Poonam Rajput as Rani
  11. Mishti (Indrani Chakraborty)as Shabnam
  12. Gracy Goswami as Laadli
  13. Pitobash Tripathy as Surjeet
  14. Sumit Nijhawan as Salim Mirza
  15. Ashish Vidyarthi as Harshvardhan
  16. Chunky Pandey as Kabir
  17. Rajit Kapoor as Ilias
  18. Naseeruddin Shah as Rajaji

Begum Jaan Trailer

The movie trailer is published by Vishesh Films on YouTube on March 14, 2017. Lived as whores, fought as queens! This is the tagline of the trailer. The movie trailer gives a strong presentation of the movie. Narrated by Amitabh Bachchan, the trailer tells the background story. The movie trailer is viral on the internet with more than 18 million views in first one week.

Begum Jaan Crew

Director-writer Srijit Mukherji is experimenting first time in the Bollywood after his success in Bengali movies. Here are the main crew members:

  1. Directed by Srijit Mukherji
  2. Produced by Mukesh Bhatt
  3. Written by Srijit Mukherji
  4. Music by Anu Malik

Begum Jaan Story

The film is based on a brothel set in the backdrop of late Indian Independence period of 1947. Due to partition, government wants to demolish the brothel and create the border. To protect their home all the girls fight against the world.

Begum Jaan Music

The film music is composed by Anu Malikis an Indian music director, singer, actor, director, and producer. Anu who made his debut in Hindi films in 1980 with the film Hunterwali 77 is giving music in limited movies. After the break in 2016, this is his first music movie in 2017.

Begum Jaan Review

The movie trailer suggests it to be the serious drama. Based on interesting historical events the movie is expected to be a good story. Veteran actors like Ashish Vidyarthi, Vidya Balan and Rajit Kapoor are good to anchor any story. There are drama, melody and tragedy in the movie.

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