Despite of the fact that Pakistan has huge number of Bollywood fans, many films from BTown don’t get release there. And like those movies, Vidya Balan’s Begum Jaan is another one that will not get released in the neighbour country.
Begum Jaan is based on the aftermath of India-Pakistan partition and how it affected a brothel that lied on the border of both countries. The film involves some harsh truths about the incident so Pakistan has not allowed the release despite of Mahesh Bhatt’s request to the government of Pakistan.
“Bhatt saab had written to the Pakistan government to allow the release of Begum Jaan but he still has not gone any response. ” reports DNA. Well, its a wait and watch situation now.
Begum Jaan also stars Gauahar Khan, Pallavi Sharda, Naseeruddin Shah among others. Directed by Srijit Mukherji the film is slated to release on 14th April 2017.