From Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat to Hichki: Rani Mukerji's journey in filmdom

Mar 21, 2018, 09:35 IST
  • From Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat to Hichki: Rani Mukerji's journey in filmdom

    Rani Mukerji forayed into Bollywood in 1997 with Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat in which she portrayed a rape victim. Although the film was unsuccessful at the box-office her performance was noticed by critics. Pics/mid-day, Jagran archives and YouTube

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  • From Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat to Hichki: Rani Mukerji's journey in filmdom

    Rani Mukerji's breakthrough role was in Vikram Bhatt's 1998 directorial Ghulam in which she was paired opposite Aamir Khan. Rani was nicknamed the 'Khandala girl' after the track Aati Kya Khandala from the film gained popularity

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  • From Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat to Hichki: Rani Mukerji's journey in filmdom

    Rani Mukerji starred alongside Shah Rukh Khan and her cousin Kajol for the first time in Karan Johar's directorial debut Kuch Kuch Hota Hai in 1998 in which her performance was lauded by fans and crtics alike

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  • From Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat to Hichki: Rani Mukerji's journey in filmdom

    Rani Mukerji shared screen with Salman Khan for the first time in the 1999 film Hello Brother, which was directed by Salman's brother Sohail Khan

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  • From Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat to Hichki: Rani Mukerji's journey in filmdom

    Rani Mukerji had already gained a name for her versatile acts. She was seen in the 2000 action film Bichhoo opposite Bobby Deol which was directed by Guddu Dhanoa

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  • From Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat to Hichki: Rani Mukerji's journey in filmdom

    Rani Mukerji co-starred with Vivek Oberoi in the 2002 romantic drama Saathiya, which was a remake of the 2000 Tamil blockbuster Alaipayuthe, which starred Madhavan

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  • From Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat to Hichki: Rani Mukerji's journey in filmdom

    Rani Mukerji reunited with Kuch Kuch Hota Hai co-star Shah Rukh Khan in the 2003 Aziz Mirza romantic drama Chalte Chalte

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  • From Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat to Hichki: Rani Mukerji's journey in filmdom

    Rani Mukerji was paired up with Abhishek Bachchan in the 2004 Mani Ratnam directorial Yuva, which was simultaneously shot in Tamil as Ayutha Ezhuthu

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  • From Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat to Hichki: Rani Mukerji's journey in filmdom

    Rani Mukerji delivered perhaps one of her finest performances in her first-ever collaboration with filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali with Black in 2005. She played a deaf-dumb and blind woman alongside screen legend Amitabh Bachchan in the film

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  • From Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat to Hichki: Rani Mukerji's journey in filmdom

    2005 was a fruitful year for Rani Mukerji, who was seen in successful ventures like Bunty Aur Babli and Mangal Pandey

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  • From Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat to Hichki: Rani Mukerji's journey in filmdom

    2007 saw Rani Mukerji reunite with Sanjay Leela Bhansali in his 2007 film Saawariya, which marked the Bollywood debuts of Ranbir Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor. Salman Khan was also seen in an important role in the film

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  • From Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat to Hichki: Rani Mukerji's journey in filmdom

    Rani Mukerji played a diligent no-nonsense news reporter in the 2011 film No One Killed Jessica, which was based on the Jessica Lal murder case. She worked alongside Vidya Balan for the first time in the film

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  • From Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat to Hichki: Rani Mukerji's journey in filmdom

    Rani Mukerji essayed Aamir Khan's on-screen wife in Reema Kagti's 2012 mystery-thriller Talaash, which also had Kareena Kapoor Khan as part of the cast

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  • From Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat to Hichki: Rani Mukerji's journey in filmdom

    Rani Mukerji played an action-oriented character for the first time in the 2014 film Mardaani, in which she portrayed a tough police officer on the hunt for a child trafficker. Her won praise for her role

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  • From Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat to Hichki: Rani Mukerji's journey in filmdom

    Rani Mukerji will next be seen in Hichki in which she plays a special school teacher suffering from Tourette's Syndrome. The film is being directed by Siddharth P Malhotra

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Beginning her Bollywood career 21 years ago, Rani Mukerji has come a long way. On her birthday, we look at some movies from her filmography that stand out

 

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