Begum Jaan (A)
14/Apr/2017 2hrs 14mins

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A flawed tale of rebellion

Director Srijit Mukherjee tried hard to pick up the best pieces from his earlier film and present in a grand manner, but the film looks very forced upon and animated. This 134 minute feature is a word to word copy from �Rajkahini� (No jokes since it�s an official remake of it). Even the cinematog...(more)

Source: ROHIT BHATNAGAR, Deccan Chronicle


Vidya Balan tries to invest some feeling into her role which soon turns clich�d

Many elements in �Begum Jaan� remind you of older, better films. The whole concept of a brothel run by a crude, foul-mouthed feisty madam appears to have been lifted from Shyam Benegals excellent �Mandi�. The ecosystem of that brothel and this one is similar too, but that one we believed in : this l...(more)

Source: Shubhra Gupta , Indian Express


Rich kingdom without loyal subjects

Director Srijit Mukherji comes up with a bold, daring and power packed performance based film. He highly succeeds in extracting some fine performance from his lead actors. Vidya Balan gives one more outstanding performance. The rage and the caring in her face enhances her character. Gauahar Khan ...(more)

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Vidya Balan Is Wasted In Cheesy Film That's Hard To Take Seriously

National Award winning Bengali director Srijit Mukherjee makes his Hindi language debut with this remake of his own Rajkahini, and it turns out to be an odd choice of film. Begum Jaan is a highly melodramatic film that waxes frequently on how Hindus and Muslims are the same beasts, but - at its core...(more)

Source: Raja Sen, NDTV Movies

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Audio JukeBox” Listen
2 “Woh Subah” Sahir Ludhianvi Arijit Singh and Shreya Ghoshal Listen
3 “Aazaadiyan” Kausar Munir Sonu Nigam and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Listen
4 “Prem Mein Tohre” Kausar Munir Asha Bhosle
5 “O Re Kaharo” Kausar Munir Kalpana Patowary, Altamash Faridi
6 “Holi Khelein” Kausar Munir Shreya Ghoshal, Anmol Malik
7 “Murshida” Kausar Munir Arijit Singh