Gauhar Khan, who portrays the role of Rubina (a sex worker) in Begum Jaan, has received a lot of appreciation for her performance in the film. The 33-year-old actress said: "People who had not spoken to me for ages are now reaching out to me and telling me how moved they are by my performance. I feel I am lucky"
Vidya Balan, who portrays the role of a brothel 'madam' in Begum Jaan said that a film's script prepares her to do it. "I spent a lot of time with Srijit Mukherji trying to understand Begum Jaan," said the actress
Vidya Balan's Begum Jaan director Srijit Mukherji has explained that the actress wasn't actually the 'first choice' for Rajkahini over Bengali star Rituparna Sengupta
Vidya Balan was returning from an event when a man tried to put his arm around the actress for a selfie at Kolkata airport