After giving a smashing performance in 'Kahaani 2', Vidya Balan is coming up with her first release of the year 'Begum Jaan'.Â
The movie happens to be a Bengali movie 'Rajkahini'.
Vidya will be seen playing the titular role in the movie and will be seen a madam of a brothel.
The diva, who is quite excited about the movie, shared the release date on micro-blogging site Twitter, saying that 'Begum Jaan' will release on April 14. She also shared a poster of the movie which boasted a tagline 'When Freedom Fought Independence'. The entire text was written in beige color, giving an intriguing look.
14th April it is !! ðŸ™‚ pic.twitter.com/ndf98wtIIDâ€” vidya balan (@vidya_balan) February 10, 2017
'Begum Jaan' is being helmed by acclaimed filmmaker Srijit Mukherji, who will be making his Bollywood debut with the movie.
The story revolves around the madam of a brothel essayed by Balan.Â
Earlier, Mukherji had tweeted a photo of Vidya with legendary singer Asha Bhonsle, revealing she will playback for the National-winning actress in the film.Â
"#BegumJaan with her voice!" wrote Mukherji.Â
The film also stars Naseeruddin Shah and Gauahar Khan in key roles.
'Begum Jaan' has been passed with an A-certificate by the Censor Board, who seemed to have been a little lenient with the movie and didn't ask for any cuts in the movie.