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Apr 15, 2017
Begum Jaan's message about rape and its survivors is deeply troubling: Here's whyBegum Jaan isn’t so much a testament to headstrong women fighting their ground as it is a thoroughly misguided insinuation that certain kinds of sacrifice are more powerful and honourable than others. And that the alternative — of being raped and surviving rape — is worse than death.
Apr 14, 2017
Vidya Balan on Begum Jaan: 'The Bengali version was far more graphic and bold'Vidya Balan on why she agreed to do Begum Jaan, how it is different from Rajkahini, and more.
Apr 14, 2017
Begum Jaan movie review: Vidya Balan and feminism deserve better than this soulless filmIt is bad enough that Begum Jaan is confused about what it wants to say. What is worse is that it is so pretentious and superficial, that it fails to plow past its grand intent to find a soul.
Apr 13, 2017
Like Vidya Balan's Begum Jaan, these books and films also chronicle the Partition of IndiaFrom Faiz Ahmed Faiz's Subh-e-azadi to Khushwant Singh's Train to Pakistan, here is a list of books and films that capture the pain and pathos of Partition.
Apr 06, 2017
Watch: Ram Madhvani's short film tells lesser known story of the man who partitioned IndiaThe guilt of the man who partitioned India is evident in the short film This Bloody Line.
Mar 29, 2017
Begum Jaan vs Rajkahini: Vidya Balan's character more feminine, says director Srijit MukherjiSrijit Mukherji wanted to originally make Begum Jaan as a HIndi, Bengali bilingual with Vidya Balan in the lead.
Mar 14, 2017
Begum Jaan trailer: Vidya Balan looks indomitable as madam of brothel in this period dramaVidya Balan plays the titular character in Begum Jaan, the madam of a brothel located in Punjab during the Partition period.
Mar 14, 2017
Parliament amends Enemy Property Act; successors of immigrants to Pakistan & China can't inheritSuccessors of those who migrated to Pakistan and China during partition will have no claim over the properties left behind in India, after the parliament passed a bill on Tuesday to amend a 49-year-old law.
Mar 07, 2017
Begum Jaan first look: Vidya Balan in a stunning avatar as madam of brothelVidya Balan plays the madam of a brothel located near the India-Pakistan border in Begum Jaan, which is set during the troubled times of the Partition.
Mar 01, 2017
Ramjas clash: Letting loose 'break India' forces in campuses would Balkanise IndiaIndia needs to work towards strengthening its democracy rather than weakening it, which could well be the case if these "break India forces — the tukde gang" of few campuses have their way