Hoping people will connect with ‘Begum Jaan’: Vidya

Photo of the Bollywood actress Vidya Balan.

Mumbai: Bollywood actress Vidya Balan who will next be seen in her forthcoming movie ‘Begum Jaan’ in which she will be portraying the madam of a brothel, hopes that the people connect with her new film ‘Begum Jaan’.

While talking to the media at the special screening of the movie yesterday, Vidya went on to say: “The film’s trailer and songs have got overwhelming response from the audience and they are eagerly waiting to watch the film. I hope people will connect with the film.”

The actress further went on to say: “Every time I make an attempt to present new and unusual stories for the audience. And when this film came to me, I was so excited that I thought to start shooting for the film on that day itself. The character and dialogues of ‘Begum Jaan’ are so strong and with so much of attitude that I just couldn’t stop myself from doing this film.”

The movie will also star Gauahar Khan, Ila Arun, Pallavi Sharda, Chunky Pandey, Flora Saini, Raviza Chauhan, Poonam Rajput and Naseeruddin Shah.

‘Begum Jaan’ which is the directorial venture of Srijit Mukherji and produced by Vishesh Films and Play Entertainment is planned to hit the cinemas on April 14, 2017.

The screening was attended by Rekha, Alia Bhatt, Mukesh Bhatt, Mahesh Bhatt, Jackky Bhagnani, Ashish Vidyarthi and Kabir Khan and Siddharth Roy Kapur among others.

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