Begum Jaan Critic Reviews
Begum Jaan User Reviews
As the audiences throng to the theaters to watch Vidya Balan's 'Begum Jaan' which releases today, we get to you the latest public reactions, right here!
What’s it about:
Srijit Mukherji’s ‘Begum Jaan’ starring Vidya Balan, Naseeruddin Shah, Gauhar Khan, Pallavi Sharda, Chunky Pandey, Ashish Vidyarthi and Rajit Kapoor is the Hindi remake of the director’s superhit Bengali movie ‘Rajkahini’ (2015). ‘Rajkahini’ starring Rituparno Sengupta was based on the Bengal partition whereas ‘Begum Jaan’ has been set during the India – Pakistan partition. The story revolves around a brothel which has been ordered to be demolished by the authorities as it lies on the border of the two countries.
What to watch it for?
One can watch it for already being a successful film in Bengali as it has a periodic setup with characters so much believable. Above all Vidya Balan’s power packed performance is sure to bring in the viewers. The supporting cast looks promising with seasoned actors like Naseeruddin Shah, Gauhar Khan, Pallavi Sharda, Chunky Pandey, Ashish Vidyarthi and Rajit Kapoor.
Finally, director Srijit Mukherji who has made certain changes to suit the flavour of Hindi film viewers. His direction is sure to take the audiences by surprise. And, last but not the least the powerful and hard-hitting dialogues is sure to get all the 'seetees' and applauds.