Actress Rani Mukherjee who has ruled Bollywood's Box Office for
over a decade and recently gave a come back with her power pack
performance in the film No One Killed Jessica, will be
honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award this year.
She confirms to TOI, "I'm happy that people have loved my film
and my work. I have always let my work do the talking and I guess I
have proved to my critics that I'm not over. It's a great feeling
to be back winning awards.
The past three years had been challenging because I didn't have
box office success behind me. People forget the body of work, and
the amount of blood and sweat that you put in for years and write
you off, so I'm very happy to get this prestigious award."
Presently actress Rani Mukherjee is excited about the untitled
project of Reema Kagti. The actress will be paired opposite her
Ghulam and Mangal Pandey co-actor Aamir Khan.
Rani plays the role of a sex worker in the film. The actress in the
past has already played the role of a prostitute in films like
Mangal Pandey, Saawariya and Laaga Chunari Mein