TRAILER: Meet Vidya Balan As The Fiery, Uninhibited, Raw & BOLD Begum Jaan

Here comes another award-winning performance by Vidya Balan. She is totally killing it in Begum Jaan. Watch the trailer to believe it yourself

Throw a challenge to Vidya Balan and trust her to not only accomplish it, but leave you awestruck while she is at it.

The makers of Begum Jaan dropped the trailer of the film a while ago and Vidya Balan has shed all inhibitions for this one. Yes, after Dirty Picture, Vidya has bared it all once again! However, this time she is not sultry but ‘Angry’.

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To talk of her appearance - the look is bang on. Vidya’s light eyes and rugged kurtas compliment the character sketch to the T.

The actress’s body language too complements the role immaculately.

Coming to her performance (from what we see in the trailer), Vidya will leave you speechless at a few instances. The anger, the controlled emotions, the voice modulation- Vidya totally steals the show as the madam of a brothel.

Although she shares screen space with seasoned actors like Naseeruddin Shah and Ashish Vidyarthi, it’s difficult for you to take your eyes off Vidya.

Amitabh Bachchan has voiced a few lines in the film and introduces the premise of the film and Vidya to the audience. The supporting cast which includes Gauahar Khan, Ila Arun and Pallavi Sharda leave us intrigued.

Furthermore, Chunky Pandey makes an appearance on the silver screen after a long time and believe you us, he is unrecognisable.

The film, directed by Srijit Mukherji, is an adaptation of the critically- acclaimed Rajkahini.

During an exclusive interview with, Vidya Balan spoke about her role in Begum Jaan and said, “Begum Jaan is set in partition times and I’m playing a procurer or the madam of a brothel, and it’s a role that I wanted to play since long. It required me to be very violent and abusive, and I didn’t know it was in me, but it was.”

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The film has an ensemble cast starring Naseeruddin Shah, Ila Arun, Gauahar Khan, Pallavi Sharda, Rajit Kapoor, Ashish Vidyarthi, Vivek Mushran, Chunky Pandey, Poonam Singh Rajput, Ridheema Tiwari, Flora Saini, Priyanka Setia, Mishti Chakraborty, Sumit Nijhawan, Pitobash and Rajesh Sharma.

Mukesh Bhatt said, “I had made up my mind that I wouldn’t let the film’s authenticity be killed by the Censor Board. I was prepared to meet the revising committee, tribunal, Supreme Court or the High Court.”

Begum Jaan is produced by Mukesh Bhatt and Vishesh Bhatt and is slated to release on April 14.

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