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Begum Jaan (2017)

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This film tells the story of eleven fearless women standing up against the system, amidst the changing political scenario during the partition.

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Watch this only if you are fan of Balan.

August 28, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Having the 11 women in one frame becomes nothing but a screech-fest. Having Vidya in a film is an asset though. She is an audacious actor, who merits an extra half star for her ability to shoulder a film.

December 6, 2017 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

While the movie does get a lot of things right, it just lacks a little conviction in presenting its powerful ideas.

October 27, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

Mukherji doesn't seem to be able to tie together the twin themes of partition and the exploitation of women.

June 6, 2017 | Full Review…

It sounds like a wonderful and welcome alternative to mansplaining - but perhaps it might have been more effective if the movie had opted for subtlety rather than crudeness and the women had been flesh-and-blood rather than paper-thin.

April 14, 2017 | Full Review…

The 134-minute long Begum Jaan has Vidya Balan in good form, but it lacks cohesiveness as a complete story. It shies away from delving deep into the theme, but you may appreciate its documentary-like feel.

April 14, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

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