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6 items from 2017


Vidya Balan: “Begum Jaan was irresistible to me”

11 April 2017 7:01 PM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

From the first poster of Vidya Balan as Begum Jaan, we had a feeling that this was going to be something special. Then the trailer released and we knew we were right. This fierce avatar of Vidya Balan had arrived and we could not wait to see her character’s story come alive onscreen. Directed by Srijit Mukherji, the film sees Vidya play a madam of a brothel, a tigress, who protects and fights for her home and her pack during the Partition.

See what we mean?

In this in-depth conversation with Stacey, the brilliant Vidya shares what it was like to play this role, the challenges and the joys, and why she feels that there is a Begum Jaan in every woman.

You have told me earlier that you go by instinct when choosing your roles, what was it about this that you knew this was a film I have to do? »

- Stacey Yount

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Begum Jaan’s Aazaadiyan featuring the brilliant Sonu Nigam and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

31 March 2017 12:00 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

We have the second track from Begum Jaan and it is another track with lyrics that will really pull the hearstrings and from the scenes shown in the video portrays the emotions of the film. Titled ‘Aazaadiyan’, the epic sung by the brilliant duo of Sonu Nigam and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is just amazing.

Composed by the veteran Anu Malik, Anu and Sonu are known to give us the biggest superhits of our times whether it was Shahrukh Khan’s Main Hoona Na or the chartbuster Sandese Aate Hain from the film Border. Begum Jaan’s ‘Aazaadiyan’ is another superb song that will be remembered.

Get lost in the music and the incredible vocals by these two masters! We can’t wait to hear the entire track!

If the first two songs are to go buy Begum Jaan is looking to be one of the best OSTs of 2017.

Written and directed by Srijit Mukherji, »

- Stacey Yount

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Making of Prem Mein Tohre sung by the legendary Asha Bhosle

30 March 2017 1:23 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

We have special inside look into the making video of Begum Jaan’s first track ‘Prem Mein Tohre’ sung by the legendary Asha Bhosle and composed by Anu Malik

Watch and feel the emotions during the recording of this amazing song! Plus we get to see on set with Vidya, hear her thoughts about lip synching to an Asha Bhosle song and more!

Begum Jaan, starring Vidya Balan in the leading role, also features Naseeruddin Shah, Ila Arun, Gauahar Khan, Pallavi Sharda, Rajit Kapoor, Ashish Vidyarthi, Vivek Mushran, Chunky Pandey, Poonam Singh Rajput, Ridheema Tiwari, Flora Saini, Priyanka Setia, Mishti Chakraborty, Sumit Nijhawan, Pitobash and Rajesh Sharma in pivotal roles. Written and directed by Srijit Mukherji, Begum Jaan will release in cinemas on 14th April 2017. »

- Stacey Yount

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In Awe of Vidya Balan – Begum Jaan Trailer

15 March 2017 5:39 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Starring Vidya Balan in leading role, Begum Jaan with the tagline ‘Lived as whores, fought as queens!’ certainly impressed, wowed and moved us with the incredible trailer. The gritty drama written and directed by National award-winning director Srijit Mukherjee also stars Naseeruddin Shah, Ila Arun, Gauahar Khan, Pallavi Sharda, Rajit Kapoor, Ashish Vidyarthi, Vivek Mushran, Chunky Pandey, Poonam Singh Rajput, Ridheema Tiwari, Flora Saini, Priyanka Setia, Mishti Chakraborty, Sumit Nijhawan, Pitobash and Rajesh Sharma in pivotal roles.

All we can say is sit back in awe of Vidya Balan who has completely transformed herself down to the tones of her voice to become Begum Jaan. She is absolutely brilliant!

Talking about her transformation, director Mukherjee said at the recent trailer release, “Vidya would ask me questions of begum’s childhood memories, her memories from her first night after her wedding, and her history about her abuse and how she ran away. »

- Stacey Yount

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Begum Jaan’s Trailer Launch tomorrow!

12 March 2017 8:21 AM, PDT | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

The makers of Begum Jaan are gearing up for the trailer launch which is scheduled to be on March 14th, 2017. The trailer launch will witness Vidya Balan sharing the stage with as many as 10 actors.

Begum Jaan has one of the biggest and most powerful ensemble cast, with Ila Arun, Gauahar Khan, Pallavi Sharda, Rajit Kapoor, Ashish Vidyarthi, , Chunky Pandey, Pitobash, Poonam Rajput, Ridheema Tiwari, Flora Saini, Priyanka Setia, Mishti Chakraborty, Sumit Nijhawan, Rajesh Sharma, Vivek Mushran in pivotal roles and Naseeruddin Shah, making a guest appearance in the film.

The two posters that were launched earlier, received immense appreciation from people all over the country. Everyone is in much anticipation to watch Vidya Balan and her badass attitude conquer screens!

Vishesh Films and Play Entertainment presents in association with Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt, produced by Mukesh Bhatt, Vishesh Bhatt and Play Entertainment, the movie is co-produced by Sakshi Bhatt and Svf Entertainment. »

- Stacey Yount

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First Looks: Vidya Balan in Begum Jaan

9 March 2017 6:00 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

We have your first looks of Vidya Balan in Begum Jaan! The actress is taking on a completely different avatar that of a madam in this drama that is set to release on April 14th.

And as a bonuse we also have Bold, Badass and Beautiful Vidya Balan in the first character video of Begum Jaan

While the first look left fans in a frenzy, Vidya Balan introduces us to her daring family of women in the second poster. Whether it’s Gauahar Khan’s charcoal filled piercing gaze or Pallavi Sharda’s no-nonsense stance, Begum Jaan is definitely one to watch out for! The poster features Gauahar Khan, Pallavi Sharda, Ila Arun, Poonam Singh Rajput, Ridheema Tiwari, Flora Saini, Priyanka Setia and Mishti Chakraborty.

Fans are waiting with bated breath to watch Vidya and her gang of women steal the show with their badass attitude!

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- Stacey Yount

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