Vidya Balan to play a sex worker
The film will be an adaptation of Bengali flick Rajkahini and will be titled Begum Jaan. Vidya is playing the titular role, the madam of the brothel and the central protagonist.
The film is based on the lives of 11 women living in a brothel, which finds itself divided after the partition in 1947. The film will go on floors in June with an additional cast of 8 other actresses.