films
Apr
12

2017

Begum Jaan Trivia



1. The movie is loosely based on Shyam Benegal’s 1986 movie, ‘Mandi’.

2. Actress Vidya Balan plays the lead role of a brothel’s madam, set in the backdrop of late Indian Independence period of 1948.

3. Vidya was seen in tears post enacting a a scene wherein she had to slap a female co-star.

4. Vidya and not Rituparna Sen Gupta was the first choice of director Srijit’s for the original film, ‘Rajkahini’, which is remade in Hindi as ‘Begum Jaan’.

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