Happy Birthday Rani Mukherji: Black to Mardaani to Hichki; 5 movies that broke stereotypical mindset
Today, Rani Mukherji is celebrating her 43rd birthday. On this special occasion, let's look back at some of her stellar performances.
Over the years, Rani Mukherji has proven her worth as an actress in depicting delicate matters through her movies in the Bollywood industry. Power-packed dialogues, action sequences, emotional scenes and a boss lady attitude. Here are the 5 films of the birthday girl.
Black starred Amitabh Bachchan and Rani Mukherji. A Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial flick where Rani played a blind girl's role and the actress showed the right amount of emotions while portraying the character.
Laaga Chunai Mein Daag (2007)
The film featured Abhishek Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rani Mukherji and Kunal Kapoor. Rani played a simple girl's character who became an escort to earn money for her family. How that journey took her down along the dark path was depicted by the actress.
No One Killed Jessica (2011)
Starring Rani Mukherji and Vidya Balan, the film was based on the true events of the murder mystery of Jessica Lal.
Mardaani (1 & 2)
The action thriller Mardaani has two series directed by Pradeep Sarkar and Gopi Puthram, respectively starring Rani Mukherji. Rani played a cop's character who does everything to rescue the victims. The films portray a strong female trait. Mardaani was released in 2014, and Mardaani 2 was released in 2019.
Hichki is a film based on Brad Cohen's autobiography. Rani Mukherji played a teacher's character who has Tourette syndrome.