National Award winning actor Vidya Balan and National award winning director Srijit Mukherjee teamed up for a periodic film Begum Jaan. The film’s trailer is out and Vidya Balan stuns with terrific performance as the madam of a brothel. With the amazing narration by Amitabh Bachchan, the movie talks about the partition era and shows how the brothel is situated between the countries India and Pakistan.
Begum Jaan talks about the fight of the women against the government who want to destroy their palace so that they can make a division between both the countries. The tagline of the movie says, "Lived as whores, fought as queens!"
Begum Jaan which has Shriya Saran, Gauahar Khan and Pallavi Sharda in prominent roles is a remake of the Bengali film Rajkahani directed by him. The film is slated to release on April 14th.