Begum Jaan

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Begum Jaan, Chameli, Mumtaz… on-screen prostitutes of Bollywood

A number of Bollywood actresses since the golden era have portrayed the role of a prostitute on the big screen. Waheeda Rehman played a prostitute in her first major lead role in ‘Pyaasa’. Meena Kumari’s ‘Pakeezah’ and ‘Umrao Jaan’ starring Rekha are first of the names that comes to mind whenever ... read more

Vidya Balan is raw as the boss of a brothel in ‘Begum Jaan’

Vidya Balan, who has won hearts with her acting prowess in films like ‘The Dirty Picture’, ‘Kahaani’ and others, will be next seen in ‘Begum Jaan’. The actress plays the titular role of the woman who runs a brothel. The first look of the film is doing the rounds of internet and it seems li ... read more