Begum Jaan - A Play By Salim Arif

Ekjute Presents Javed Siddiqi's comic tragedy "Begum Jaan" Directed by Nadira Zaheer Babbrar, the play depicts the richness of our vast culture and heritage, which is lost today, through the life of Begum Jaan, who is the last witness of that bygone era. "Begum Jaan" revolves around three main characters. There is Begum Jaan, an extremely famous classical singer of yesteryears who is considered a living legend. Begum Jaan's granddaughter Zarina and a journalist Sanjay Pande.

These interpersonal relationships between these three characters show that every person has covered himself with various layers that have to be peeled off to get to the deepest realties in each of them. The script is a reflection of India from pre-independence days to its current state through Begum Jaan's narration of various events that occurred in her life.

Writer - Javed Siddiqi
Director - Nadira Zaheer Babbar
Cast - Nadira Zaheer Babbar, Juhi Babbar, Anup Soni

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