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Begum Jaan

Year-ender 2017: Whimsical Censor Board and ten films that stirred controversy

In 2017, the tussle between filmmakers and censor board owing to creative freedom and censorship resulted into many controversies.

18 Dec 2017 4:05 PM

I don’t seek work in my husband’s name, says Priyanka Setia

Priyanka Setia also talks about her love for good roles.

05 May 2017 12:13 AM

When films tank who is to blame?

Many questioned if investing in a woman-centric film was a wise move.

02 May 2017 12:13 AM

Begum Jaan movie review: Pout, pose, overact!

Vidya Balan’s performance as Begum Jaan is powerful, but it’s also one that, in a slightly better film.

15 Apr 2017 1:38 AM

Begum Jaan movie review: A story of forced rebellion executed in a clumsy fashion

Watch ‘Begum Jaan’ for Vidya Balan's impressive performance but don't expect it to be a masterpiece!

14 Apr 2017 9:24 AM


Mishti Chakraborty has big hopes from Begum Jaan

The actress gets candid about her role in the Vidya Balan starrer and also tells why she has been picky in choosing films.

13 Apr 2017 12:26 AM

Respect transgenders, CBFC tells team Begum

The CBFC has also asked the word ‘saali’ to be removed whenever spoken in context of the country’s Independence.

11 Apr 2017 12:17 AM

I am a changed person, says Vidya Balan

The actress talks about her evolution as an artiste on and off screen over the years in B’wood.

11 Apr 2017 12:16 AM

Jharkhand govt grants tax-free status, Rs 2 crore subsidy to Begum Jaan

The makers of the film, director Srijit Mukherji and producer Mahesh Bhatt, announced the news on Twitter.

10 Apr 2017 10:13 AM

Comparisons will be made, says Shabana Azmi

The actress admits that she can’t wait to watch Vidya in the role.

10 Apr 2017 1:02 AM


The Begum Jaan and her stylist

Meet Rick Roy, the city-based stylist who makes Vidya Balan look beautiful in a rustic avatar in her upcoming film.

08 Apr 2017 12:13 AM

Watch song: Begum Jaan's song Aazadiyan's poignantly touches you

The widespread turmoil during the partition and the trauma that the affected populace went through is well captured.

30 Mar 2017 6:25 PM

Pallavi Sharda to debut on Hollywood TV?

It will be interesting to see Pallavi Sharda striking a chord on the small screen with her Hollywood TV debut.

27 Mar 2017 12:10 AM

Begum Jaan may not reach Pakistan

Political strain may keep the Vidya Balan starrer from Pak audiences, says producer.

27 Mar 2017 12:09 AM

Video: Asha Bhosle's voice works wonders in Begum Jaan's Prem Mein Tohre

The first song from the film sees Vidya emoting to her heart's content to conflicting situations.

24 Mar 2017 3:05 PM


I’ve never craved for screen space, says Gauahar Khan

Gauahar Khan who plays a sex worker in the film Begum Jaan.

20 Mar 2017 12:10 AM

I always wanted to be a Gabbar, says Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan talks about her role as a scruffy Bollywood heroine, coping with flops and reluctance to work with her producer husband.

20 Mar 2017 12:05 AM

Chunky Pandey loves playing villain

The actor plays Kabir, a mercenary for hire, who vows to eliminate Begum Jaan and her employees from the brothel.

19 Mar 2017 12:24 AM

Vidya Balan roped in Gauhar Khan for Begum Jaan

Vidya revealed on the sets of TV show that she appreciated Gauhar’s work so much.

17 Mar 2017 12:11 AM

Video: Vidya Balan shines with her fierce avatar in Begum Jaan trailer

Kohl-rimmed fierce-looking eyes, hair let loose and a devil-may-care attitude, Vidya nails it with her intense look.

14 Mar 2017 5:11 PM