Rani Mukerji, one of the most versatile actresses of Bollywood, who is highly regarded for her excellence in acting and unadulterated angelic good looks was born into the Mukherjee-Samarth family, on March 21, 1978. Although she had a film based family background she never aspired to become a part of the film industry. In her early age, her only intention was to get graduated. Ram Mukerji, her father was one of the founders of Fimalaya studios and a former director.
Her mother, Krishna Mukherjee, is a former playback singer. In 1996, she began her professional film career by playing a minor speaking role in her father’s Bengali language film Biyer Phool. However, she as an actress was recognized in 1997, for a leading role as a rape victim in a social drama called Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat for which she won special jury trophy at the screen awards ceremony.
She later accepted leading and variety roles which illustrated her adaptability and flexibility and then took acting as a full-time career. After her initial successes, she had to face several critics for choosing poor roles in successive films until the collaboration with Yash Raj Films. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Hum Tum, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006), No One Killed Jessica (2011), Talaash: The Answer Lies Within (2012) and Mardaani (2014) are some of the films which supported her to regain the star status of Bollywood.
Alongside her acting career, Mukerji has been actively involved with several humanitarian causes and is vocal about issues faced by women and children. She got married on December 10, 2014, to Aditya Chopra, who himself is a leading producer in Bollywood. Now the 38 years old star is a mother of another darling named Adira Chopra.
Rani Mukerji did her schooling at Maneckji Cooper High school in Juhu, Mumbai. She is also a degree holder. Rani Mukerji studied Home Science from the renowned SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai. Apart from schooling and college, Rani Mukerji is a well-trained Odissi dancer. She started to learn Odissi from tenth grade.
Rani Mukerji Net Worth
Named as one of the successful actress and influential celebrity of Bollywood, Rani Mukerji possesses high net worth in the industry. She has a net worth of $13 million US dollars as of 2017. She moved to acting career unexpectedly but by now she gained enormous fame and recognition owing to her outstanding talent. She also gained prominence for her appearance in television commercials. She has already played lead roles in numerous Bollywood hits. Aiyyaa (2012) – 160,000$ Talaash (2012) – 163,000$ Bombay Talkies (2013) – 320,000$ Mardaani (2014) – 330,000$ Rani Mukherji is not only paid a huge amount per film, she is also nominated for different awards for successive films she has done.
Rani Mukerji has already proved that she is good at not only selecting movies but also for selecting cars. Rani Mukerji owns an impeccable Mercedes-Benz E-Class.
Rani Mukerji also owns an enormous house in the heart of Mumbai. She lives in the house along with her family members and she seems to renovate her house continuously. Rani Mukerji has never disclosed any of her other assets and everything else remains on the dark side.
The ever time heroine of Bollywood is also fond of performing in stage shows and concerts. She is known for her marvelous performances in shows and concerts worldwide for which she takes a huge remuneration too. She was also a featured judge on the viral Indian dance reality show Dance Premier League (2009). Rani Mukerji does not show much interest in revealing her personal details to the public. She also shows reluctance to media appearance.
After the birth of her daughter, Rani Mukerji seems to be withdrawn from the industry. She released a picture of her daughter last year which went viral within minutes. Recent reports from Bollywood indicates that the star is planning to come back with a bang to the silver screen soon by doing a leading role in a film directed by Sidharth Malhotra next year.
Rani Mukerji has made a lot of noteworthy contributions to the Indian Film industry. Her style of handling each role with efficiency easily won peoples, heart.She also received accolades for her unique portrayal of varied characters. She rose to fame in no time not only because of her family influence in Bollywood but, also due to her unadulterated looks and excellence in acting. With her many achievements in the film and mini screen industry, she has already established herself as one of the most accomplished actresses in India. She has made her Indian fans eagerly wait for her comeback which she is planning to do soon.