Hindi Movie Begum Jaan is a period drama based story, The movie written and directed by Srijit Mukherji and the producer of the movie is Mukesh Bhatt, Vishesh Bhatt, and Play Entertainment.
The film was released on April 14, 2017. Vidya Balan plays the lead role of a brothel’s madam, set in the backdrop of late Indian Independence period of 1948.
The movie is a Hindi remake of the critically acclaimed Bengali film Rajkahini which was released in 2015.
Begum Jaan is a story of 11 fearless women standing up against the system during the partition.
The movie received mixed reviews from critics with grossed earning RS 20.68 crore against RS 19 crore budget.