Playing brothel’s madam, Vidya Balan starrer Begum Jaan to release on 14 April

Ang loota sakte hain aangan nahi. (We can strip our body not our place)

Vishesh Films & Play Entertainment presents in association with Mahesh Bhatt & Mukesh Bhatt, Begum Jaan. Starring Vidya Balan as a brothel’s madam, the film is written & directed by Srijit Mukherji. With the slogan; When free fought independence, film is set to release on 14 April 2017. Begum Jaan is certified with adult category.

Film revolves around the time of August 1947 during independence. As per the orders of Lord Louis Mountbatten, India’s last Viceroy, a country got partitioned in two; India and Pakistan. This film is a story of a house through which the partition line ran and divided it but couldn’t tear it apart. Government official, king and other leaders visits Begum Jaan’s brothel with eviction notice to vacate the brothel as Indo-Pakistan border will run through this place. To what Begum Jaan replied, “Sir, the place that you call a brothel, is my home, my country, and if anyone tries to evict us from here, we will partition his limbs from his body.” Inspired by true events, the struggle goes on…

  • Co-produced by Sakshi Bhatt, SVF Entertainment
  • Associate Produced by Milind Dabke
  • Executive Producer: Kumkum Saigal
  • Associate Executive Producer: Sumit Sabherwal
  • Marketing & Promotions: Deepesh Shah
  • D.O.P: Gopi Bhagat
  • Casting Director: Mukesh Chhabra CSA
  • Music: Anu Mallik
  • Lyrics, Additional Screenplay & Dialogues: Kausar Munir
  • Visual Promotions: Just Right Studioz
  • Media Consultant: Hema Upadhyay
  • Publicity Design: Chaitanya Sant

Watch the film trailer below –

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