While Vidya will play a madam's role in the film, Pallavi and others will be the prostitutes in the film...
Vidya Balan's love for Bengal is becoming quite evident with the kind of movies she is taking up. The actress' film have a lot of strings taking you to the eastern state. Be it the upcoming Amitabh Bachchan starrer Te3n or her earlier release, Kahaani, they're all based in Bengal. And looks like she has one more film that has Bengal's backdrop. National Award winning filmmaker, Srijit Mukherji's Bengali film, Rajkahini, will be seeing a Hindi adaptation soon and Vidya will be playing a pivotal role in it. Produced by Mukesh and Mahesh Bhatt, the film will mark the Bengali filmmaker's debut.
The plot of the film revolves around a brothel and the lives of 11 women living in it that is divided due to the India-Pakistan partition. Half of the house resides in India while the other half is in Pakistan. Vidya, plays a madam in the film and according to a leading tabloid, the filmmaker has just confirmed a few actresses to be cast as prostitutes namely, Gauahar Khan, Pallavi Sharda, Priyanka Sethia, Ridhima Tiwari, Ravija Chauhan and Poonam Rajput. Even Ila Arun has been cast though she won't be playing a prostitute but a character that ends up taking refuge in the brothel and soon grows into a motherly figure. The film will start rolling by mid June and will mainly be shot in Punjab, Jharkhand and Delhi.
The National Award winning actress and director sure have us very intrigued and we cannot wait to watch what they have in mind! Are you excited? Tell us in the comments section below!
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