Rani Mukerji is an Indian actress. Popularly known as Khandala Girl, she is one of the most accomplished actresses of the Bollywood. Despite being from a family active in Bollywood, Rani was never interested to pursue acting as her career. Rani is a trained Odissi dancer; she starting taking lessons in dance when she was in her 10th grade. Rani belongs to Mukherjee-Samarth Hindu Family. Rani Mukherji with her brother, Raja Mukherjee. According to rumours, the actor spent a lot of money on gifting Rani diamonds, high-end cars, and a luxurious flat.
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Mukerji comes from a film-oriented family of Bengali origin. Her father, Ram Mukherjee , is a retired director and one of the founders of "Filmalaya Studios". Her mother, Krishna Mukherjee , was a playback singer. Her brother, Raj Mukherjee is a film producer, now turned director. Her maternal aunt, Debashree Roy , was a Bengali-film actress and her cousin, Kajol , is a Bollywood actress. Mukerji is a trained Odissi dancer, and began learning the dance in tenth grade. While in school at the age of 14, Mukerji did a cameo role in her father's Bengali film Biyar Phool In , Salim Akhtar , a family friend, offered her a film called Aa Gale Lag Jaa but her father was against it as she was too young. Mukerji turned down the offer and Urmila Matondkar was cast instead. Two years later, Salim Akhtar came up with another offer and insisted on her playing the protagonist of Raja Ki Ayegi Baraat
One of the most popular and highest-paid Hindi film actresses in the s,  she has received several awards , including seven Filmfare Awards. Her roles have been cited in the media as a significant departure from previous screen portrayals of Indian women. Although Mukerji was born into the Mukherjee-Samarth family , in which her parents and relatives were members of the Indian film industry, she did not aspire to pursue a career in film. As a teenager she dabbled with acting by playing a supporting role in her father 's Bengali-language film Biyer Phool and accepted a leading role in the social drama Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat on the insistence of her mother.
Rani Mukerji is an Indian actress known for her work in Bollywood films. She made her screen debut with a supporting role in Biyer Phool , a Bengali film directed by her father Ram Mukherjee. Mukerji's career prospects improved in when she played the lead role of a medical student in Yash Raj Films ' Saathiya , a romantic drama that gained her a Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress. Following a leading role in the financially successful family drama Ta Ra Rum Pum ,  Mukerji starred primarily in films produced by Yash Raj Films for the next two years. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. British Film Institute. Archived from the original on 2 April Retrieved 19 March