Begum Jaan is a Hindi adaptation of stellar Bengali film Rajkahini. The original film saw in the lead. The original was based in Bengal while Begum Jaan follows the partition of Punjab. Rajkahini was one of the most loved films of 2015. It even won several awards at various international film festivals. Movie marks the debut of the director of Rajkahini, Srijit Mukherji, in Hindi cinema. All those who have witnessed that hard hitting piece of cinema should already be excited about this one.
While Srijit is remaking his Bengali Rajkahini as Begum Jaan, Mahesh Bhatt is on board as the producer. Begum Jaan is slated for an April 14 release.