Director: Srijit Mukherjee
Cast: Rituparna Sengupta as Begum Jaan, Jisshu Sengupta as Kabir, Jaya Ahsan as Rubina, Sohini Sarkar as Duli, Abir Chatterjee as Master, Priyanka Sarkar as Lata, Saswata Chatterjee as Prafulla Sen, Kaushik Sen as Mr. Muhammad Ilias, Rudranil Ghosh as Sujan
The film starts with the historical day of In August 1947 when the British government passed a bill regarding the partition of Bengal. The Radcliffe line, the line that separates India from Pakistan (now Bangladesh) is to run through a brothel situated between Debiganj and Haldibari districts where lives eleven outcasted women. To these women, the building, known as "Begum Jaan's Kotha," is the home and the only refuge.
Begum Jaan (Rituparna) is the boss, while the female inhabitants work under her as prostitutes. There are two men in their family, Begum's faithful bodyguard is Saleem Mirza (Nigel Akkara), and Sujan (Rudranil) as their manages and entertainer. Begum Jaan is not bothered about the independence of India as her business is going through a tough phase. The local master and Congress worker (Abir) visits the brothel time to time with gifts for everyone.
On the other hand, Prafulla Sen (Saswata) from Congress and Ilias (Kaushik Sen) from Muslim League meet to supervise the work of Radcliff Line. They realize that the line will be drawn above the brothel of Begum Jaan. They ask her to move from the place but she denied fiercely. It initiates an inequitable fight between these women and the state representatives. In a desperate move, Prafulla and Ilias contact Kabir (Jisshu Sengupta), a ruthless criminal to remove all the women forcefully.