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Vidya Balan, Asha Bhosle mesmerise in Begum Jaan song, Prem Mein Tohre

Vidya Balan’s upcoming film Begum Jaan unveiled a new song, Prem Mein Tohre, sung by the legendary Asha Bhosle.

bollywood Updated: Mar 24, 2017 15:49 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Vidya Balan,Asha Bhosle,Begum Jaan
Vidya Balan plays the owner of a brothel in Begum Jaan.

Bollywood actor Vidya Balan unveiled the first song of her upcoming film - Begum Jaan - and it is a charming number with legendary singer Asha Bhosle doing the vocals.

Vidya Balan in a still from Prem Mein Tohre.

Titled Prem Mein Tohre, the song captures a variety of emotions and oscillates between lonely, sad, revelatory and celebratory moods. A few scenes from what looks like Holi, adds to the colourful canvas of the film. Kausar Munir has written the song while Anu Malik has composed the music.

Begum Jaan, a Hindi adaptation of Srijit Mukherji’s stellar Bengali offering Rajkahini, stars Vidya in the lead, as a brothel’s madam in Punjab during India’s partition in 1947. Rituparna Sengupta essayed the lead role in the Bengali version and Mukherji’s first choice for the Hindi adaptation was Vidya.

Gauahar Khan in a still from Begum Jaan.

Begum Jaan also stars Naseeruddin Shah, Ila Arun, Gauahar Khan, Pallavi Sharda, Rajit Kapoor, Ashish Vidyarthi, Vivek Mushran, Chunky Pandey, Poonam Singh Rajput, Ridheema Tiwari, Flora Saini, Priyanka Setia, Mishti Chakraborty, Sumit Nijhawan, Pitobash and Rajesh Sharma in pivotal roles.

Watch the song here:

Begum Jaan is releasing on April 14.

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First Published: Mar 24, 2017 15:38 IST