Biography / trivia
# Rani Mukerji’s birth name is Rani Mukherjee. She was born on 21st March 1978 to Ram Mukherjee and Krishna. Her father was director who founded Filmalaya Studios. She has a brother Raja Mukherjee who is currently working as a director.
# She attended “Maneckji Cooper High School” in Juhu and completed her Home Science degree from SNDT Women’s University.
# She celebrates festival of Durga Puja at Santacruz every year along with her family members. In spite of her busy work schedule she never missed such family traditions.
# She entered films with “Biyer Phool” a Bengali film in 1996, it was just cameo appearance and she did the role just to please her mother since she had no interest in films initially. Her father was not supporting her acting career and hence she turned down several offers.
# Her actual debut was “Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat” 1997 but her first commercial success came in 1998 blockbuster hit “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai” and she even received Filmfare Award for her performance as a Supporting actress.
# She started to learn “Odissi” dance when she was just 15 years old and now she is a well trained Odissi dancer. She was one among the judges of reality show “Dance Premier League” produced by Sony Entertainment.
# Apart from films she is involved in other philanthropic works involving women and children.
# She was listed in several surveys including “Best Bollywood Actresses Ever listing”, “Bollywood’s Most Beautiful Actresses” “Bollywood’s Best Dressed Women”, “Women of Many Faces” etc.
“It’s my dream that every child in India is educated because the way India is growing I don’t think without education, we can see a very bright future. So if we want a bright future for our country, I think education is foremost.”
“Both Shah Rukh and Aamir have taught me a lot. I used to be their fans. I had seen all their movies. Once I had even taken Aamir’s photograph. Then I was suddenly facing the camera with him!”
“To be very honest, I don’t look at the competition. For me my family is the most important thing after my work. After shooting I return straight to them. I don’t plot and plan my career.”
“Im not here to be No. 1 or No. 2. I just want to work and remain in the industry for a long time. I dont want to shoot up suddenly or slip down the ladder overnight. Slow and steady wins the race.”
Filmography / all movies list
|1996||Raja KiAayegi Baraat||Ashok Gaekwad||Shadaab Khan,|
|1998||Ghulam||Vikram Bhatt||Aamir Khan,Sharat Saxena,Deepak Tijori,Akshay Anand|
|–||Kuch Kuch Hota Hai||Karan Johar||Shahrukh Khan,Kajol,Salman Khan|
|–||Mehndi||Hamid Ali Khan||Faraaz Khan|
|–||Hello Brother||Sohail Khan||Salman Khan,Arbaaz Khan,Shakti Kapoor,Johnny Lever|
|2000||Badal||Raj Kanwar||Bobby Deol,Amrish Puri,Johnny Lever,Mayuri Kango|
|–||Hey Ram||Kamal Haasan||Kamal Haasan,Shah Rukh Khan,Hema Malini,Girish Karnad,Vasundhara Das,Naseeruddin Shah|
|–||Hadh Kar Di Aapne||Manoj Agrawal||Govinda,Johnny Lever,Nirmal Pandey,Ritu Shivpuri|
|–||Bichhoo||Guddu Dhanoa||Bobby Deol,Ashish Vidyarthi,Farida Jalal|
|–||Har Dil JoPyar Karega||Raj Kanwar||Salman Khan,Preity Zinta,Shakti Kapoor,Paresh Rawal|
|–||Kahin PyaarNa Ho Jaaye||Muralimohana Rao||Salman Khan,Jackie Shroff,Raveena Tandon,Pooja Batra,Kashmira Shah|
|2001||Chori ChoriChupke Chupke||Abbas–Mustan||Salman Khan,Preity Zinta,Amrish Puri,Dalip Tahil|
|–||Bas Itna SaKhwaab Hai||Goldie Behl||Abhishek Bachchan,Jackie Shroff,Sushmita Sen|
|–||Nayak||S. Shankar||Anil Kapoor,Pooja Batra,Johnny Lever,Amrish Puri|
|2002||Pyaar Diwana Hota Hai||Kirti Kumar||Govinda,Om Puri,Apurva Agnihotri,Smita Jaykar|
|–||Mujhse Dosti Karoge!||Kunal Kohli||Hrithik Roshan,Kareena Kapoor,Kiran Kumar,Satish Shah,Smita Jaykar|
|–||Saathiya||Shaad Ali||Vivek Oberoi,Tanuja,Sandhya Mridul,Satish Shah|
|–||Chalo Ishq Ladaaye||Aziz Sejawal||Govinda,Zohra Sehgal,Kader Khan|
|2003||Chalte Chalte||Aziz Mirza||Shahrukh Khan,Satish Shah,Lillete Dubey,Jas Arora|
|–||Chori Chori||Milan Luthria||Ajay Devgan,Sonali Bendre,Kamini Kaushal,Tiku Talsania|
|–||Calcutta Mail||Sudhir Mishra||Anil Kapoor,Manisha Koirala,Sayaji Shinde,Satish Kaushik|
|–||LOC Kargil||J.P.Dutta||Ajay Devgan,Sanjay Dutt,Saif Ali Khan,Sunil Shetty,Raveena Tandon,Kareena Kapoor|
|2004||Yuva||Mani Ratnam||Abhishek Bachchan,Ajay Devgan,Vivek Oberoi,Kareena Kapoor,Esha Deol,Om Puri|
|–||Hum Tum||Kunal Kohli||Saif Ali Khan,Rati Agnihotri,Kirron Kher,Rishi Kapoor|
|–||Veer-Zaara||Yash Chopra||Shahrukh Khan,Preity Zinta,Kirron Kher,Divya Dutta,Boman Irani|
|2005||Black||S Leela Bhansali||Amitabh Bachchan,Nandana Sen,Shernaz Patel|
|–||Bunty Aur Babli||Shaad Ali||Amitabh Bachchan,Abhishek Bachchan|
|–||Paheli||Amol Palekar||Shahrukh Khan,Amitabh Bachchan,Sunil Shetty,Juhi Chawla|
|–||The Rising||Ketan Mehta||Aamir Khan,Amisha Patel,Toby Stephens,Kirron Kher|
|2006||Kabhi AlvidaNaa Kehna||Karan Johar||Shahrukh Khan,Amitabh Bachchan,Abhishek Bachchan,Preity Zinta,Kirron Kher|
|–||Baabul||Ravi Chopra||Amitabh Bachchan,Hema Malini,Salman Khan,John Abraham|
|2007||Ta Ra Rum Pum||Siddharth Anand||Saif Ali Khan,Angelina Idnani,Ali Haji,Javed Jaffrey|
|–||Laaga ChunariMein Daag||Pradeep Sarkar||Jaya Bachchan,Abhishek Bachchan,Konkona Sen Sharma,Kunal Kapoor|
|–||Saawariya||S Leela Bhansali||Ranbir Kapoor,Salman Khan,Sonam Kapoor,Begum Para,Zohra Sehgal|
|2008||Thoda PyaarThoda Magic||Kunal Kohli||Saif Ali Khan,Rishi Kapoor,Amisha Patel|
|2009||Dil Bole Hadippa!||Anurag Singh||Shahid Kapoor,Anupam Kher,|
|2010||No One Killed Jessica||Rajkumar Gupta||Vidya Balan|
|2012||Aiyaa||Sachin Kundalkar||Prithviraj,Pakada Pandi|
|–||Talaash||Reema Kagti||Aamir Khan,Kareena Kapoor|