Actress Rani Mukerji

Rani Mukerji
Rani Mukerji
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Raja Ki Ayegi Baraat ( Hindi )

Actress Rani Mukerji Movies List

Showing 1 to 10 of 43 movies
Mrs. Chatterjee Vs Norway
Director : Ashima Chibber
Music Director : Amit Trivedi
Release Date: 17-03-2023
Mardaani 2
Mardaani 2 ( Hindi )
Director : Gopi Puthran
Release Date: 13-12-2019
Zero ( Hindi )
Director : Juhi Chawla
Release Date: 21-12-2018
Hichki ( Hindi )
Artist : Rani Mukerji , Asif Basra , Harsh Mayar , Iván Rodríguez , Kunal Shiinde
Director : Siddharth Malhotra
Music Director : Jasleen Royal
Release Date: 23-03-2018
Mardaani ( Hindi )
Artist : Rani Mukerji , Tahir Bhasin , Sanjay Taneja , Mikhail Yawalkar
Director : Pradeep Sarkar
Release Date: 22-08-2014
Bombay Talkies
Bombay Talkies ( English )
Artist : Aamir Khan , Rani Mukerji , Randeep Hooda , Saqib Saleem , Saqib Saleem
Director : Anurag Kashyap , Dibakar Banerjee , Zoya Akhtar , Karan Johar , Avijit Khanwilkar , Ruchika Lalwani
Music Director : Amit Trivedi
Release Date: 03-05-2013
Talaash ( Hindi )
Director : Reema Kagti , Mihir Lath
Music Director : Ram Sampath
Release Date: 30-11-2012
Koochie Koochie Hota Hai
Artist : Shah Rukh Khan , Kajol , Rani Mukerji , Salman Khan , Anupam Kher
Director : Karan Johar
Release Date: 11-07-2011
No One Killed Jessica
Director : Raj Kumar Gupta
Release Date: 07-01-2011
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Rani Mukerji Biography

Rani Mukherjee born on 21 March 1978, is an Indian film actress who works in Hindi movies.Making her acting debut with Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat (1997), Mukherjee had her first commercial success with Karan Johar`s romance Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), her biggest commercial success so far, and won a Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for her performance in the film. She later starred in several films, most of which fared below expectations, but in 2002 she re-invented her image with the critically acclaimed drama Saathiya, for which she received numerous awards and nominations.In 2004, her performances in the hit Hum Tum and the critically acclaimed Yuva earned her the Best Actress and the Best Supporting Actress awards at the Filmfare ceremony, making her the first actress to win two major awards in the same year. She later received unanimous praise for her portrayal of a blind, deaf and mute woman in Black (2005), for which she garnered numerous major awards. Mukherjee has since established herself as a leading actress of Hindi cinema.Mukherjee comes from a film-oriented family of Bengali origin. Her father Ram Mukherjee is a retired director and one of the founders of Filmalaya Studios while her mother Krishna was a playback singer. Her brother Raja Mukherjee is a film producer, now turned director. Her maternal aunt, Debashree Roy, is a national award-winning Bengali film actress and her cousin, Kajol, is a popular Bollywood actress and another cousin, Ayan Mukherjee is the writer and director of Wake Up Sid.Mukherjee is a trained Odissi dancer, and began learning the dance in the tenth grade. Mukherjee studied at Maneckji Cooper High School in Juhu, and later enrolled at Mithibai College in Mumbai.After doing a short cameo appearance for the first time in her father`s Bengali film Biyer Phool (1992), Mukherjee made her acting debut five years later, as the protagonist of Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat (1997). Her performance as a rape victim in the film was well received, but the film failed to do well commercially. Nevertheless, she received a Special Jury recognition at the Star Screen Awards. However, when the film failed at the box office, she returned to college to complete her education.Mukherjee had a successful comeback in 1998 with Ghulam, opposite Aamir Khan the film did well at the box office. The song Aati Kya Khandala made Mukherjee popular among the masses, earning her the nickname of Khandala Girl. Karan Johar`s directorial debut, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, co-starring Shahrukh Khan and Kajol, followed for her that year. The movie was a blockbuster, and she received her first Filmfare Award in the Best Supporting Actress category.She followed her career by signing on several projects. Unfortunately, most of them did not do well at the box office. Although Badal was one of the highest grossing films of 2000, she still didn`t succeed to establish her status in the industry at that point of time.In 2001, Mukherjee starred in Abbas Mustan`s romantic drama Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, co-starring Salman Khan and Preity Zinta. The film was released after a one-year delay, and was one of the first Bollywood movies to handle the issue of surrogate childbirth. Mukherjee`s role was that of Priya Malhotra, a woman who is unable to conceive after a miscarriage, thus hires a surrogate mother. wrote, "Rani Mukherji is handicapped with a role that doesn`t give her much scope besides weeping and sobbing. To her credit, she manages to hold her own even while playing a stereotypical sacrificing bhartiya nari."In 2002, Mukherjee played the lead role in Kunal Kohli`s romance Mujhse Dosti Karoge!, co-starring alongside Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor. Although the movie did not do well in India, it generated great business overseas, and marked her entry into India`s biggest production house: Yash Raj Films. Later that year, Mukherjee starred in Shaad Ali`s critically acclaimed Saathiya opposite Vivek Oberoi. Essaying the role of Suhani Sharma, a medical student who deals with the tensions and discontent of being married at a young age, she won a Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance, and among several other nominations, received her first Best Actress nomination at the Filmfare. Manish Gajjar from BBC noted, "...Rani Mukerjee...plays the character of a middle class girl with great conviction."Mukherjee`s first 2003 release was Aziz Mirza`s drama Chalte Chalte opposite Shahrukh Khan. The film saw her play a similar role to that of Saathiya, and she received her second nomination for Filmfare Best Actress Award. Among another three releases that year, Mukherjee starred in Chori Chori, where she portrayed her first comic role. Although the film did not do well at the box office, Mukherjee`s comic timing was praised.In 2004, her performance as a Bengali housewife in Mani Ratnam`s Yuva won Mukherjee her second Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award. Though the film failed to do well, her performance was critically acclaimed with one critic writing, "the role demanded an actress of substance and Rani more than lives up to the expectations". She followed through by playing the leading role in the romantic comedy Hum Tum, which became one of the biggest hits of the year. The film, based on the 1989 film When Harry Met Sally..., was directed by Kunal Kohli. Mukherjee`s portrayal of Rhea Sharma, a woman of today`s generation, won her several awards, including her first Filmfare Best Actress Award. BBCwrote about her performance," Rani is fast becoming one of the more dependable and versatile actresses of her generation."Her last release of the year was Yash Chopra`s love saga Veer-Zaara, co-starring alongside Shahrukh Khan and Preity Zinta. The film, which emerged as the top grossing movie of the year in India and abroad, tells the love story of an Indian officer, Veer Pratap Singh, played by Khan, and a Pakistani woman, Zaara, played by Zinta. Mukherjee played the supporting role of Saamiya Siddiqui, a Pakistani lawyer who takes it upon herself to find the truth about Veer Pratap Singh.In 2005, Mukherjee starred in four high-profile films: Sanjay Leela Bhansali`s Black, Shaad Ali`s Bunty Aur Babli, Amol Palekar`s Paheli and Ketan Mehta`s The Rising. She was primarily noted for her performance in Black. When Bhansali first came to Mukherjee with the offer, she turned it down and stated that she was not confident enough to play a deaf-blind girl. Once the director put faith in her, she agreed to do it and intensely studied sign language with professionals at the Helen Keller Institute in Mumbai. Mukherjee received much critical acclaim for her performance and collected numerous trophies in the category of Best Actress at various award ceremonies. IndiaFM noted, "There`s no denying that Rani delivers her best performance to date. With no dialogues in her lap, the actress conveys through expressions solely and what a terrific impact she makes. Here`s a performance that should act as a reference guide for all aspiring actors". Her next release, Bunty Aur Babli, surfaced as one of the biggest hits of the year. The film, though successful at the box office, opened to mixed reviews, and so did Mukherjee`s performance, with one critic writing, "Rani has done a great job most of the time, though she does tend to go a little over the top in the crying scenes. Nevertheless, Mukherjee received Best Actress nominations from the IIFA Awards and Filmfare Awards.Mukherjee was offered the lead role in Mira Nair`s Hollywood film, The Namesake (2007) but owing to clashing dates with Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, she could not commit to the project. Her first release in 2006 was Karan Johar`s drama Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, which consisted of a multi-starrer that included Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Preity Zinta and Kirron Kher. The film opened to mixed reviews but emerged as the most successful movie ever overseas. The film tells the story of two unhappily married couples in New York, which results in an extramarital affair. Mukherjee played the role of Maya Talwar, a woman layered with self-doubt and question about the relationship between her and her husband, played by Abhishek Bachchan her performance was well received. Rajeev Masand from CNN-IBN concluded, "Rani looks a million bucks and she dives under the skin of her character to make that part one that we will remember for a long time." She received several nominations for Best Actress, and won her third IIFA Best Actress Award for the third consecutive year. Mukherjee`s next release was B.R. Chopra`s Baabul. The movie did not do well at the box office in India, though proved to be a hit overseas. Her role as a widow met with mixed reviews.Mukherjee`s first 2007 release, Ta Ra Rum Pum, where she played a pianist turned housewife and a mother for the first time on celluloid, was a semi hit. Her performance was generally well received, with one critic noting, "Rani enacts the role of the mother/wife proficiently." Her last two releases of the year, Pradeep Sarkar`s drama Laaga Chunari Mein Daag where she played the role of a woman who is forced to take up prostitution due to family problems and Sanjay Leela Bhansali`s Saawariya where she again essayed the role of a prostitute, were critical and commercial failures in India.Mukherjee`s role in Kunal Kohli`s Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic, which released on 27 June 2008, received positive reviews from critics however, the film failed to do well at the box office. Her most recent release, Dil Bole Hadippa was screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, opened on 18 September 2009 under the Yash Raj Films banner and performed averagely at the box office. Mukherjee starred as a feisty Punjabi village girl who dreams of playing first class cricket, no matter what it takes. Her performance in the film was generally well-received by critics. The movie co-stars Shahid Kapoor and Anupam Kher. Mukherjee starred in the film No One Killed Jessica, which was produced by UTV Motion Pictures and directed by Raj Kumar Gupta. The film is based on the Jessica Lal murder case. Upon release the film as well as Mukherjee`s acting received positive reviews.Mukherjee changed the English transliteration of her surname from Mukherjee to Mukherjee several years ago. At the time, it was reported that she did this for numerological reasons. In 2006, Mukherjee stated that numerology was not a concern her name had been put down as Mukherjee on her passport, and she wanted to be consistent.Mukherjee has three homes in Mumbai, including her childhood home. She bought a bungalow in Juhu for herself and her parents in mid-2005. The house went through a two year renovation with the interiors done by Twinkle Khanna and Sussanne Roshan.In June 2005, Mukherjee was widely criticized following the publication of an interview with British newspaper Desi Xpress. Mukherjee was asked to name her idol and she replied, "Adolf Hitler". However, in an interview with Times Now a year later, she denied ever mentioning Hitler`s name.In November 2006, Mukherjee was shooting for the film Laaga Chunari Mein Daag in Varanasi when avid fans crowded the set. Security personnel beat the crowd back. A media storm followed as various groups insisted that Mukherjee should have stopped the security guards. Mukherjee later issued an apology.In March 2004, Mukherjee visited the sandy dunes of Rajasthan to boost the morale of the jawans. It was for a show where entertainers and stars visit Indian troops in far-flung regions to encourage them along with the NDTV team.In February 2005, Mukherjee performed at the HELP! Telethon Concert to help raise money for the victims of Tsunami in company with other Bollywood stars.She was highly involved in the Temptations 2005 show in New Delhi. The actress helped to raise funds for the National Centre For Promotional of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP), a leading disabled rights` group.Mukherjee donated her prize money, her half-share of 50 lakh rupees from her 2007 appearance on Kaun Banega Crorepati with Preity Zinta, to the Holy Family Hospital. She said that this institution looks after children with heart problems.Mukherjee is a stage performer and has participated in two world tours. Her first world tour was in the year 1999 with Aamir Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Akshaye Khanna and Twinkle Khanna. It was called the Magnificent Five. Five years later, Temptations 2004 came along. It was the most successful Bollywood concert in its time. Mukherjee performed alongside Shahrukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Preity Zinta, Arjun Rampal and Priyanka Chopra in nineteen stage shows across the globe.In 2005, Mukherjee was a guest of honour at a state dinner to greet General Pervez Musharraf in company of the Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh. Mukherjee was the only Bollywood actress on the elite guest list.She appeared along with various other Bollywood actors at the Closing Ceremony of the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, as part of a performance showcasing Indian culture, on behalf of the 2010 Commonwealth Games.Rani Mukherjee occupied the top slot of Filmfare`s `Top Ten Bollywood Actresses` list for two years in a row (2004–2005). She was also placed number one on Rediff`s `Top Bollywood Female Stars` Rankings for three consecutive years (2004–2006), while in 2007, she was ranked at number five. In February 2006, Filmfare Magazine placed her eighth amongst the "Ten Most Powerful Names of Bollywood", an achievement she repeated from the previous year, where she was ranked at number ten, the only woman on the list. In 2007, she was ranked at number five. On Women`s International Day 2007, Mukherjee came in fourth position on the All-Time Best Bollywood Actresses Ever listing.She was placed at number #36 by UK magazine Eastern Eye as one of "Asia`s Sexiest Women" (Sept/2006). Mukherjee is frequently featured in various lists by, among them, Bollywood`s Most Beautiful Actresses, Bollywood`s Best Dressed Women and Women of Many Faces.Mukherjee has made four appearances in Karan Johar`s talk show Koffee with Karan. She appeared with Kareena Kapoor, Shahrukh Khan and Kajol, Madhuri Dixit as a surprise guest and with Vidya Balan promoting their film No One Killed Jessica (2011) Rani made her entry in to the small screen with the dance reality show Dance Premier League in 2009.

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Susheel Pandey, Gonda ,Uttar Pradesh on 26-11-2022

I very like you rani , mujhe apki start s he acting or ap ki adda acchi lagti h . M apka bahut badaa fan hu

Haider khan, Jaipur on 28-03-2021

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