“I am coming back from Kolkata after promoting the film. It was a great experience. Right now, I am feeling very excited about Begum Jaan and loving the reactions of people. I am looking forward to the release now,” Vidya said.
The first poster of the Srijit Mukherji directorial has a tagline that reads: “My Body, My House, My Country, My Rules”. The poster has Vidya Balan sitting with dishevelled hair, holding a hookah pipe in her hand, and she is dressed in a maroon lehenga and an embroidered blouse.
Asked if Begum Jaan can be tagged as the boldest film of this year, Vidya said: “That I won’t be able to tell.”
She also revealed that the trailer of the film will be released on March 14.
the film, which is the Hindi adaptation of Bengali movie Rajkahini, will see Kahaani star portraying the role of brothel’s madam during the partition of India.
The film also features Naseeruddin Shah and Gauahar Khan in key roles and is slated to release on April 14.