Actress Rani Mukherjee is one of the most versatile actresses of Bollywood. She has proved this time and again! And now, she will again be seen testing her prowess in a film being helmed by the YRF banner – Mardaani.
According to a press report, Rani will be seen donning the avatar of a female cop in Yash Raj Films’ next project by Pradeep Sarkar. “Rani will be doing Mardaani. It will be directed by Pradeep Sarkar. She will be playing a police officer in the film,” a spokesperson of Yash Raj Films (YRF) said.
Buzz is that Rani’s character is a strong one and the reason why she was selected for the role by her rumoured beau Aditya Chopra. Says a source, “Aditya and his team were scouting around and thought Rani seemed to be an obvious choice, for more than one reason. Plus, the production house is really fond of her.”
The film will be bold and raw according to sources. It will be something that both the actress and director have never tried before. “This film titled Mardaani will be the boldest till date under the YRF banner. Pradeep had directed Rani in Laaga Chunari Mein Daag too,” says another source speaking of the new waters the duo are tasting.
The director confirmed the news and said,The director confirmed the news saying, “The film will be raw and gritty. It is something that neither Rani nor I have attempted before. And it’s always good to invade in new territories, isn’t it?” Umm. Yes! If it doesn’t go the Laga Chunari Mein Daag way! (Laga Chunari Mein Daag was a YRF film too!)
Pradeep Sarkar had earlier also directed Lafangey Parindey for YRF.
Rani Mukherjee has earlier been seen as a journalist in No One Killed Jessicaa and a grieved mother in Talaash. She will again be seen as a journo in the upcoming film Bombay Talkies. An now, this role! Rani seems to be taking her job as an actress seriously. We can only hope that this Dabangg avatar of the hazel eyed beauty is going to be a treat for the viewer’s eyes!