Film: Begum Jaan
Director: Srijit Mukherjee
Genre: Hindi Period Drama
Star Cast: Vidya Balan, Gauahar Khan, Ila Arun, Naseeruddin Shah
Begum Jaan depicts a fearless story about 11 daring women who comes forward to save their home from the cobwebs of political massacre during India and Pakistan partition back in 1947. Will they fall prey to the situation or triumph all over the world?
- The movie highlights the essence of women empowerment with a powerful backdrop.
- A different version of India-Pakistan partition will be portrayed.
- The movie is based on the story of movie Rajkahini.
- Vidya Balan, playing a brothel owner, will be seen in a completely different avatar, and highlight the wrath and angst of woman.