Vidya Balan, the name itself is enough to create excitement for Cinema fans because her choice of roles in her movies has been a rollercoaster ride indeed. From being the voluptuous Silk in The Dirty Picture to being a helpless pregnant yet dangerous wife in Kahaani, the actresshas done it all. And just when the audiences thought that she was out of surprises she has another one planned for her fans.

Vidya Balan to play a Brothel Madam

Vidya Balan is all geared up to play the character of a brothel head madam in next movie titled Begum Jaan. The movie which is being directed by Srijit Mukherjee is an official remake of a Bengali movie titled Raj Kahini.

Produced by the enigmatic Bhatt

It is being produced by the fearless Mahesh Bhatt and the plot revolves around the effects of partition on the brothel houses and the lives of prostitutes in the brothel including that of the brothel head i.e. Begum Jaan. Rituparno Sengupta had essayed the role of Begum Jaan in the Bengali film which now will be helmed by The Balan. The movie holds special importance for Bengal since Punjab and Bengal states experienced partition in a heart breaking manner. A total of 11 sex workers will be shown working under Begun Jaan and it features an entirely new cast though the original movie had a lot of reputed Bengali cinema actors playing important roles. In fact none of the actors are said to be repeated in the Hindi remake and the cast apart from Vidya will be soon revealed.

Shewas also reported to have said that more movies should be made on this heart breaking saga of partition.

Begum Jaan shoot to begin in first week of June 2016

The shoot is slated to begin in June 2016 and we must say that it surely raises the excitement levels. The national award winning actress looks surely on a roll, currently she is shooting for her next titled TEEN which stars Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan and is creating interest already. We will have to wait and watch how Balanthe performer who has carried Bollywood movies on her shoulders makes this one a superlative entertainer indeed.