Vidya Balan On Begum Jaan: First Time I'm Getting To Be 'Bad-Ass'

Actress Vidya Balan, who plays the role of a 'brothel madam' in Srijit Mukherji's Begum Jaan, said that the film gave her a chance to be a complete 'bad-ass'. The 38-year-old actress said that it has always been difficult for her to express anger but her role in Begum Jaan gave her the chance to let out her aggression.

Review: Begum Jaan

Published On: April 14, 2017 | Duration: 1 min, 56 sec

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Actress Vidya Balan's film Begum Jaan hit the screens this Friday. Directed by Srijit Mukherji, Begum Jaan is an adaptation of Bengali film Rajkahini, which was headlined by actress Rituparna Sengupta. In Begum Jaan, Vidya plays the role of a brothel 'madam'. The film is set against the backdrop of Partition, when Begum Jaan is asked to vacate her brothel, as the East India Company decides to draw a division line in Punjab. The film portrays Vidya's struggle to save her home. Vidya Balan is supported by an impressive cast which includes - Naseeruddin Shah, Ila Arun, Gauhar Khan, Pallavi Sharda, Rajit Kapoor, Ashish Vidyarthi and Chunky Pandey.

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