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Meet Rani Mukherji: The Mardaani Of Bollywood

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Actress Rani Mukherji is gearing up for release of her next film Mardaani. Actress is playing the role of a Police Officer in the film and will be seen doing some action scenes.

Rani was not interested to pursue her career in acting but the actress fell in love with the big screen after working as a child artist in a Bengali film Biyer Phool. After this, filmmaker Salim Khan offered her the film Aa Gale Lag Ja but at that time Rani refused to work.

Later, director Salim Khan again approached her for the film Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat and this time Rani accepted the role. With this film Rani Mukherjee made her Bollywood debut in the year 1997 but unfortunately the movie failed at box office. Despite failure of the film at Box Office, the actress was appreciated for her role in the film. After the failure of this film, Rani completed her higher studies and then came a major turn in her professional career.

In the year 1998, Rani was paired opposite actor Aamir Khan in the film Ghulam which was directed by filmmaker Vikram Bhatt. Although the film did moderate business at the box office, the song Aati Kya Khandala became a big hit of that year. Rani was next seen in the film Kuch Kuch Hota which also released in the same year and Rani won the Award for the Best Actress in Supporting Role for the same. Her films like Mehendi and Hello Brother did poor business at the box office and the actress was left behind in the race to stardom. Rani was critically acclaimed for her role of a rape victim in the film Hey Ram. The film was India's official entry into Oscars in the year 2000. Even after few flops, the Bengali beauty didn't give up. Rani gave a stunning performance in the film Saathiya which was directed by Shaad Ali and won the first best Actress Award of her career for essaying the role of Dr. Suhani Sharma.

Rani was appreciated for her acting skills in the films like Chalte Chalte and Yuva which released in the year 2003 and 2004 respectively. Rani won her second Best Actress Award for the film Hum Tum in which she romanced actor Saif Ali Khan. Black is the best film of her career till now which was released in the year 2005. Rani won Best Actress Award for portraying the role of a deaf and blind girl in the film.

The audience still mesmerize Rani's acting in films like Laaga Chunri Mein Daag, No One Killed Jessica and Talaash.

Have a look at Rani's most memorable roles till now.

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai

Rani played the role of Tina Malhotra who fell in love Shahrukh Khan in the film. She won the Award for the Best Supporting Actress in the year 1998.

Ghulam

Rani Mukherji was paired opposite superstar Aamir Khan in the film. The song Aati Kya Khandala was the hit song of the film which was directed by filmmaker Vikram Bhatt.

Saathiya

Rani won her first Best Actress Award for the role of Dr. Suhani Sharma in the film. The actress was seen romancing actor Vivek Oberoi in the movie which was directed by Shaad Ali and produced by Mani Ratnam.

Hum Tum

Rani Mukjerji won the second Best Actress Award for her role in the film. Rani was paired opposite actor Saif Ali Khan in the romantic comedy which was directed by Kunal Kohli. The film was released in year 2005.

Bunty Aur Babli

Rani was nominated for the Best Actress Award in the year 2005. She was paired opposite actor Abhishek Bachchan in the film.

Kabhie Alvida Na Kehna

Rani Mukherji was nominated for the Best Actress Award in the year 2006. Film was a romantic drama film directed by filmmaker Karan Johar.

Laaga Chunri Mein Daag

Rani played the role of a call girl who stays away from her family to earn livelihood. Rani shared the screen space with actress Konkana Sen Sharma, Abhishek Bachchan and Kunal Kapoor in the film.

Saawariya

Actress Rani Mukherji did a cameo role in the film which marked the debut of actor Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor. The film was directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Rani was nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Award in the year 2007 for the same.

No One Killed Jessica

Rani played the role of a journalist in the film which was based on the murder of model Jessica Lal. Rani shared the screen space with actress Vidya Balan for the first time in the film.

Talaash

Rani Mukherji essayed the role of Aamir Khan's wife in the movie. Directed by Reema Katgi, the film was hit film of the year 2012.

Black

This has been one of the best film of her career till now. Rani won the Best Actress Award for playing the role of a deaf and a blind girl in the movie. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan played the role of her teacher in the film.

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