As the makers unveiled the first look poster of Vidya Balan starrer Begum Jaan two days back we see the Balan’s fierce and deadly avatar getting floored one and all. And as we celebrate the International Women’s Day, Balan has shared yet another poster of her Begum family. Sharing the second poster of her upcoming movie, Vidya wrote, “Celebrating my family this Women’s Day – here’s #BegumKiJaan! Trailer out on March 14. Celebrating my family this Women’s Day – here’s #BegumKiJaan! Trailer out on March 14. Vidya looked intriguing as hell in the first poster giving us all threatening vibes. However, this time Begum is not alone. Begum Jaan – the madam of a brothel is leading the women who work under her in the second poster. Standing right behind her we see, Gauahar Khan making her first appearance in the poster.
The movie is set against the backdrop of the freedom struggle and the poster very prominently reveals the plot of the movie. The tag states, “Lived as whores, fought as Queens”. Begum Jaan is a story of survivors who defy nations to save their homes riding against the tide amidst the changing political scenario during Partition. ‘When Freedom fought Independence’ is the tagline of the film.
The film is directed by Srijit Mukherji, the movie also stars 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 in pivotal roles. The movie is been produced by Mukesh Bhatt and Vishesh Bhatt and is set to release in theaters near you on April 14, 2017.