Rani Mukerji, the name that everyone around the world is familiar with. She made her screen debut with a supporting role in Biyer Phool (1996), a Bengali film directed by her father Ram Mukherjee. Rani made her debut in Bollywood in the year 1966 with Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat for which she won a special jury trophy at the Screen Awards.
Today as Rani Mukerji rings in her 41st birthday we at UrbanAsian would like to list down some movies of this beautiful actress where she stole of the limelight and was the center of the film.
Directed by Sidharth P Malhotra and produced by Maneesh Sharma, Hichki is about an aspiring teacher having Tourette syndrome, who must prove herself by educating a group of underprivileged students. Rani proved that she is still in the league with her amazing acting.
Directed by Pradeep Sarkar and produced by Aditya Chopra, Mardaani is the story of a policewoman whose interest in the case of a kidnapped teenage girl leads her to uncover secrets of human trafficking by the Indian mafia. Rani’s kickass action scenes and dialogues were simply on point and thrilling.
- No One Killed Jessica:
Directed by Rajkumar Gupta, No One Killed Jessica is a true story about the murder case of Jessica Lal. Rani Mukerji plays the role of a journalist who goes to any extent to fight for Jessica Lal and her family. No one else could have played this role better than Rani.
- Laaga Chunari Mein Daag:
Directed by Pradeep Sarkar, this movie is a remake of 1981 movie Ahista Ahista. Rani Mukerji plays the role of Vibhavari Sahay, the elder daughter and is protective of her family. She goes to Mumbai to help her family and does not hesitate in making sacrifices for them.
- Dil Bole Hadippa:
Directed by Anurag Singh, the movie is about a young woman who pretends to be a man to join an all-male cricket team. Rani Mukerji as Veera Kaur and Veer Pratap Singh will steal away your hearts.
And how can we forget this one:
Written and directed by Hamid Ali Khan, Mehndi is a typical melodrama teaching moral values. It revolves around a newlywed girl who has through go to a lot of things and be the perfect wife and bahu. This movie gave courage to all those girls/women out there who are ill-treated by their in-laws.
Well, there are many more movies for which we love you Rani.