She will be doing an important role in No One Killed Jessica, produced by UTV. Vidya Balan will be a part of the film too, playing Sabrina Lall, Jessica"s sister. Rani"s role in the film will be that of the journalist who brought the Jessica Lall case back to notice. The film will shot in New Delhi and will be a thriller, exactly why Rani has agreed to do it in the first place. It will be directed by Rajkumar Gupta (the director of Aamir).
Siddharth Roy Kapoor of UTV is overjoyed to have both Rani and Vidya on board. The actresses will get a lot of scope in this movie.
Rani Mukherjee, who has been working only with Yash Raj Films for a while now, seeing as all her last few releases, Laaga Chunari Mein Daag, Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic and Dil Bole Hadippa, were under the YRF banner, is finally ready to work with other banners.