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Need stricter laws for crimes against women: Gauahar Khan

Need stricter laws for crimes against women: Gauahar Khan

Actress Gauahar Khan believes violence against women will continue if the central government and the judiciary don't formulate stricter laws.

Begum Jaan Day 2 collections: Vidya Balan's powerful act mints Rs 7 cr!

Begum Jaan Day 2 collections: Vidya Balan's powerful act mints Rs 7 cr!

Vidya Balan's powerful act as a brothel madam in 'Begum Jaan' has received rave critical acclaim but lukewarm response at the box office. The film is written and directed by National Award winning filmmaker Srijit Mukherji.

Begum Jaan movie review: Here's what audience thinks about Vidya Balan starrer

Begum Jaan movie review: Here's what audience thinks about Vidya Balan starrer

The movie sees Vidya play a brothel owner in a story of survival set against the backdrop of the country's Partition in 1947.

Wish Pakistan censor board gave 'Begum Jaan' a viewing: Mahesh Bhatt

Wish Pakistan censor board gave 'Begum Jaan' a viewing: Mahesh Bhatt

The film, starring Vidya Balan, tells the story of survival and the sex workers community apart from Partition.

When Chunky Pandey thought he wouldn't get a role in 'Begum Jaan'

When Chunky Pandey thought he wouldn't get a role in 'Begum Jaan'

Chunky Pandey has stunned everyone as a menacing guy in "Begum Jaan" trailer, and the actor says he was not sure if he would get that part in the film.

Begum Jaans Vidya Balan and Rituparna Sengupta share the frame – See pic

Begum Jaans Vidya Balan and Rituparna Sengupta share the frame – See pic

Bengali film industry's powerhouse performer, Rituparna Sengupta's hard-hitting performance as a madam of a brothel resonated well with critics and audiences alike in 'Rajkahini'. It released in October 2015, made it to 19 film festivals and was a commercial hit.

No competition with Rituparna Sengupta, says Vidya Balan

No competition with Rituparna Sengupta, says Vidya Balan

Vidya also expressed her wish to work with all prominent Bengali directors.

Vidya Balan's leading man in 'Tumhari Sulu' revealed!

Vidya Balan's leading man in 'Tumhari Sulu' revealed!

FINALLY! Vidya Balan has got the leading man for her upcoming movie.

Vidya Balan's 'Begum Jaan' to be tax-free in Jharkhand

Vidya Balan's 'Begum Jaan' to be tax-free in Jharkhand

Vidya Balan's upcoming film "Begum Jaan" has been declared tax-free in Jharkhand by Chief Minister Raghubar Das.

'Umrao Jaan' Rekha meets 'Begum Jaan' Vidya Balan!

'Umrao Jaan' Rekha meets 'Begum Jaan' Vidya Balan!

Vidya Balan has carved a niche for herself in the Hindi film industry. The class actress is known for portraying powerful characters brilliantly on-screen. 'The Dirty Picture' star is ready to entice the audiences one more time in a menacing avatar in and as 'Begum Jaan' this time.

Vidya Balan looks menacing in 'Begum Jaan' dialogue trailer!

Vidya Balan looks menacing in 'Begum Jaan' dialogue trailer!

The powerhouse of talent, Vidya Balan has time and again proved her acting mettle in films which have left a mark on audiences' mind. 'The Dirty Picture' actress is back with yet another impressive role in 'Begum Jaan'.

Siddharth believes I've a violent streak: Vidya Balan

Siddharth believes I've a violent streak: Vidya Balan

Actress Vidya Balan says her husband Siddharth Roy Kapur believes she has a violent streak. The actress also said that she did the forthcoming period drama "Begum Jaan" as she wanted to find a way to vent her anger. 

'O Re Kaharo' song from Vidya Balan's 'Begum Jaan' will wrench your heart! - Watch

'O Re Kaharo' song from Vidya Balan's 'Begum Jaan' will wrench your heart! - Watch

'O Re Kaharo' has been sung by vocalists Kalpana Patowary and Altamash Faridi on the tunes on ace music director Anu Malik and the same has been penned by Kausar Munir. The video highlights the dark reality of brothels and sex workers.

Watch: How Vidya Balan created the aura of Begum Jaan!

Watch: How Vidya Balan created the aura of Begum Jaan!

'Begum Jaan' also features Naseeruddin Shah, Ila Arun, Gauahar Khan, Pallavi Sharda, Rajit Kapoor, Ashish Vidyarthi, Vivek Mushran and Chunky Pandey in key roles. It is slated to release on April 14 this year.

Vidya Balan's Begum Jaan 'Aazaadiyan' song grips you tight!

Vidya Balan's Begum Jaan 'Aazaadiyan' song grips you tight!

Vidya Balan starrer 'Begum Jaan' is one film which is high on buzz, especially after its hard-hitting trailer was released. The film has been written and directed by the National award winning director Srijit Mukherji.

Vidya Balan's 'Begum Jaan': 'Prem Mein Tohre' by Asha Bhosle highlights Anu Malik's musical brilliance

Vidya Balan's 'Begum Jaan': 'Prem Mein Tohre' by Asha Bhosle highlights Anu Malik's musical brilliance

The song has been penned by lyricist Kausar Munir. It is powerful enough to soothe your soul. In the video of 'Prem Mein Tohre', Vidya Balan can be seen enjoying some candid moments with her gang.

Vidya Balan was destined to do 'Begum Jaan': Srijit Mukherji

Vidya Balan was destined to do 'Begum Jaan': Srijit Mukherji

Director Srijit Mukherji says actress Vidya Balan initially declined to be a part of "Rajkahini" but he decided to approach her again for the Hindi remake, "Begum Jaan".

Gauahar Khan hopes people recognise her potential in 'Begum Jaan'

Gauahar Khan hopes people recognise her potential in 'Begum Jaan'

Actress Gauahar Khan is hopeful that the audience will recognise her potential when they watch her performance in the upcoming film "Begum Jaan".

Vidya Balan feels actors should not take political stands

Vidya Balan feels actors should not take political stands

The powerhouse of talent Vidya Balan is known for her impeccable acting prowess. Vidya, who has often enacted strong, powerful roles in movies believes that actors should avoid taking political stands.