Rani Mukerji is an Indian film actress. Through her successful Bollywood acting career, she has become one of the most high-profile celebrities in India.
She is one of top class actress due to acting. Through her Bollywood career, she has become one of the most high-profile celebrities in India, winning several awards, including seven Filmfare Awards.
She was also featured by Rediff.com in their listing of “Bollywood’s Best Actresses Ever”, “Bollywood’s Most Beautiful Actresses”, and “Bollywood’s Best Dressed Women”.
|Full Name||Rani Mukerji|
|Nickname||Khandala Girl, Baby|
|Alternative Names(s) (also known as) (list)||Rani Mukherjee, Rani Mukherji|
|Date of Birth||21 March 1978|
|Age (as of 2023)||45 Years|
|Birthplace||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Current Address||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Education Qualification||Graduate from SNDT Women’s University|
|Hobbies and Interests||Dancing, Playing with her niece, Shopping|
|Languages Known||Hindi, English, Bengali|
|Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)||Facebook, Instagram, Twitter|
|Wikipedia Profile link||Rani Mukerji|
|IMDb Profile link||Rani Mukerji|
|Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)||36-30-36 inches|
|Height in feet, inches, cm||5’ 3″, 160 cm|
|Weight in kg, lbs||58 kg, 127 lbs|
|Hairstyle||Medium and wavy|
|Distinctive Features||Husky voice, expressive eyes, dimpled smile|
Family and Relationships
|Spouse – Husband||Aditya Chopra (Director, Producer)|
|Father||Late Ram Mukherjee (Film director)|
|Mother||Krishna Mukherjee (playback singer)|
|Children||Daughter – Adira; Son – None|
|Siblings||Brother – Raja Mukherjee (elder) (producer and director)|
|Affairs – Boyfriend(s)||Govinda (Actor); Abhishek Bachchan (Actor); Aditya Chopra (Director, Producer)|
|Significant Relationships||She has a close bond with her niece whom she lovingly calls “Mishti”|
Career, Awards, and Achievements
|Debut Film||Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat (1996)|
|Notable Roles||Tina Malhotra in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Meenakshi Deshpande in Aiyyaa (2012), Shivani Shivaji Roy in Mardaani (2014) and Mardaani 2 (2019), Naina Mathur in Hichki (2018)|
|Recent Films – New Movies||Bunty Aur Babli 2 (2021), Mrs Chatterjee vs Norway (2021)|
|Upcoming Films||None announced yet|
|Popular Television Series||Dance Premier League (2009), C.I.D. (2014), India’s Got Talent (2018)|
|Awards and Achievements||National Film Award for Best Actress for Black (2005), Filmfare Awards for Best Actress for Hum Tum (2004), Black (2005), and No One Killed Jessica (2011), Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Yuva (2004), and Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006), Padma Shri Award in 2014|
|Endorsements/Brand Collaborations||Fanta, Titan Raga, Dabur Amla Hair Oil, Munch, Lux, Bata, Tanishq, L’Oréal Paris|
|Philanthropy/Charity Work||Helped raise funds for the victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, supported the cause of women’s empowerment and education, participated in the NDTV Greenathon to spread environmental awareness, donated her prize money from Kaun Banega Crorepati to the Holy Family Hospital|
|Professional Associations||Member of the Indian Film & Television Directors’ Association, Member of the Indian Motion Picture Producers Association, Member of the Film Writers Association|
|Training and Education||Graduated from SNDT Women’s University with a degree in Home Science|
|Production Company||Yash Raj Films|
|Box Office Success – Hit Movies||Ghulam (1998), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Saathiya (2002), Hum Tum (2004), Veer-Zaara (2004), Bunty Aur Babli (2005), Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006), Ta Ra Rum Pum (2007), Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic (2008), Talaash: The Answer Lies Within (2012), Mardaani 2 (2019)|
|Critical Acclaim Movies||Hey Ram (2000), Saathiya (2002), Chalte Chalte (2003), Yuva (2004), Black (2005), Paheli (2005), No One Killed Jessica (2011), Talaash: The Answer Lies Within (2012), Bombay Talkies (2013), Mardaani 2(2019), Hichki(2018)|
Assets and Finances
|Net Worth in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 206 Crores or $25 Million|
|Per Movie Charges in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 7 Crores or $0.9 Million|
|Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and Dollars||Rs. 6 Crores or $0.8 Million|
|Sponsorship Deals (list)||N/A|
|Business Ventures (list)||N/A|
|Real Estate Holdings (list)||– A luxury apartment in Paramount, Khar West, Mumbai <br> – A bungalow in Juhu, Mumbai|
|Luxury Items/Properties Owned (list)||– Chanel pearls <br> – Gucci shoes|
|Cars Collection (list)||– Audi A8 W12 <br> – Mercedes-Benz E-Class <br> – Mercedes S-Class|
Favourite Things, Likes and Dislikes
|Favorite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Sridevi, Sharmila Tagore|
|Favorite Music Bands||Kuch Kuch Hota Hai,Saathiya ,Aye Udi Udi Udi|
|Favorite Color||Red, Blue|
|Favorite Food||Fish prepared by her mother|
|Things s/he like||Dancing, playing with her niece “Mishti”|
|Things s/he dislike||When people make fun of her saying she only gets films under Yash Raj Banner|
Early Life and Upbringing
Rise to Stardom
Rani Mukerji Unknown Facts :
- Does Rani Mukerji Smoke?: Yes
- Does Rani Mukerji Drink Alcohol?: Yes
- She is a trained Odissi dancer.
- Prior to signing for Bollywood films, she got training at Roshan Taneja’s acting institute.
- She is a private person and rarely interacts with media unlike other celebrities.
- She has been termed as one of the most accomplished actresses of Bollywood by the critics.
- She doesn’t like being monotonous in films and so she tries different drastic roles.
- She did a cameo role at the age of fourteen in her father’s Bengali film Biyar Phool (1992)
- She got her major breakthrough from the film “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai”(1998).
- She was offered the lead role in Hollywood film ” The Namesake” (2006), however she turned down the offer as the dates clashed with the Bollywood movie ” Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna” (2006).
- She changed the spelling of her surname from “Mukherjee” to “Mukerji” in her passport and hence opted not to change.
- She is the first actor in Bollywood to win two awards simultaneously “Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress” awards in a single year (2005) at the Filmfare.
- She hails from a total filmy background, her father is a retired film director and founder of the Filmalaya Studios, while her mother Krishna was a playback Singer.
- Her brother is a producer turned director Raja Mukerji
- Debashree Mukerji who is a national award winning actress is her maternal aunt.
- Her cousins are Kajol, Tanisha and Mohnish Behl.