This Article is From Sep 30, 2016

This Is When Vidya Balan's Begun Jaan Will Hit Theatres

This Is When Vidya Balan's Begun Jaan Will Hit Theatres

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  • Vidya's last film was Te3n with Amitabh Bachchan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui
  • She will be seen playing a brothel madam in Begum Jaan
  • She has recently recovered from dengue
Mumbai: Vidya Balan starrer Begum Jaan, about the trauma faced by displaced women in a brothel during the Partition era, will hit the screens on January 6, 2017.

Produced by Play Entertainment, the film is helmed by National Award winner Srijit Mukherji, who makes his debut in direction.

Milind Dabke, Head of Play Entertainment, said: "Begum Jaan is a high-voltage denouement, a strong women protagonist commercial cinema, created by master craftsman Srijit Mukherji. We will have a wide release on January 6, 2017."

Vidya plays the title role of the madam of a brothel in the film, which also stars Naseeruddin Shah, Rajat Kapoor, Gauahar Khan, Pallavi Sharda, Ila Arun, Ashish Vidyarthi and Chunky Pandey.

Play Entertainment's earlier production Jai Gangaajal, starring Priyanka Chopra, also happened to be a woman-centric saga.

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