With ‘Begum Jaan’ Vidya Balan hogging all the limelight as she is playing the titular role, not much is known about the other girls in her brothel as it mostly comprise of new comers, so here we present you the girl squad of BEGUM JAAN.
ILA ARUN AT THE KAPIL SHARMA SHOW FOR BEGUM JAAN PROMOTION
Ila Arun as Amma
She is the senior most actress in Begum Jaan’s girl squad. Ila Arun is a renowned folk song singer and a popular actress who has done hit films like MIRCH, WELCOME TO SAJJANPUR and JODHAA AKBAR to name a few. During a media interaction event the actress confessed how difficult it was for her to not to sing a single song in this film which comprises some really heart-touching compositions.
GAUHAR KHAN AT BEGUM JAAN MOVIE INTERACTION
Gauhar Khan as Rubina
Gauhar Khan so far was only seen doing item numbers or small insignificant roles. Also a model, Gauhar is the Jaan
of Begum Jaan in this film. The actress confessed how elated she felt when she was offered this role and how important this film is for her.
PALLAVI SHARDA AT BEGUM JAAN INTERACTION
Pallavi Sharda as Gulabo
Pallavi Sharda, an Australian-Indian actress made her debut in Bollywood with BESHARAM opposite Ranbir Kapoor. She was last seen in HAWAIZAADA and now will be seen in BEGUM JAAN in a pivotal role.
PRIYANKA SETIA AT THE KAPIL SHARMA SHOW FOR BEGUM JAAN PROMOTION
Priyanka Setia as Jameela
Priyanka is also a theatre actor and was last seen in HAWAIZAADA.
RIDHEEMA TIWARI AND VIDYA BALAN
Ridheema Tiwari as Amba
She is a popular Television actress (Sasural Genda Phool, Ghulam) who will be making her debut in Bollywood with BEGUM JAAN.
Flora Saini as Maina
A Tollywood import, Flora was last seen in Nagesh Kukunoor’s National Award winning film DHANAK, which made her to bump into director Srijit Mukherjee who told her about his Hindi remake of his film Bengali film RAJKAHINI, Flora auditioned for the said part and got selected.
RAVIZA CHAUHAN AT BEGUM JAAN TRAILER LAUNCH
Raviza Chauhan as Lata
The actress has worked with Imtiaz Ali in a short film ‘India Tomorrow’ and BEGUM JAAN marks her Bollywood debut. Srijit was shown Imtiaz’s short film and Raviza was instantly selected for the role.
POONAM RAJPUT AT BEGUM JAAN TRAILER LAUNCH
Poonam Rajput as Rani
She hails from Himachal Pradesh. Talking about how she got selected for this role she shares, “When I decided to come to Mumbai, I tried to work in TV soaps and I got my first break on TV in MTV’s Panasonic Face of Beauty and after that I debuted in Punjabi film called WHAT THE JATT. One day, I received a call from casting director Mukesh Chhabra for BEGUM JAAN’s audition and that’s how I got selected for the role of Rani but I was in two minds before agreeing to do this film because this film is based on whore house and I thought that people from my village and family will get upset about that but eventually, I decided to do the film because it was backed by Mahesh Bhatt and Vidya Balan is the main lead in it.”
MISHTI CHAKRABORTY AT BEGUM JAAN TRAILER LAUNCH
Mishti (Indrani Chakraborty) as Shabnam
Making her Bollywood debut with Subhash Ghai film KAANCHI: THE UNBREAKABLE, Mishti went on to work down South and now will be seen in BEGUM JAAN as Shabnam.
Gracy Goswami as Laadli
She became a house hold name as Nimboli, when she worked in one of the most popular show of Television 'Balika Vadhu'. She will be seen in BEGUM JAAN playing Laadli, the youngest girl in Begum Jaan’s brothel.