Rani Mukerji (Actress) Wiki, Biography, Age, Net Worth, Boyfriend
Rani Mukerji is an well know and loved Indian actress. Rani Mukerji was born into the Mukherjee-Samarth family and had her first leading role in 1997 in the social drama Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat . Although it was not until Kuch Kuch Hota Hai in 1998 that she began a full time career in films. She has won several awards, including seven Filmfare Awards. Her film roles have been cited as a significant departure from the traditional portrayal of women in Bollywood.
Rani Mukerji was born in Mumbai on 21 March 1978. Her father, Ram Mukherjee (born to the Mukherjee-Samarth family), is a former film director and one of the founders of Filmalaya Studios. Her mother, Krishna Mukherjee, is a former playback singer. Her elder brother, Raja Mukherjee, is a film producer and director. Her maternal aunt, Debashree Roy, is a Bengali film actress and her paternal cousin, Kajol, is a Hindi film actress and her contemporary.
Another paternal cousin, Ayan Mukerji, is a scriptwriter and film director. Despite her parents and most of her relatives being members of the Indian film industry, Mukerji was uninterested in pursuing a career in film. She said, “There were already too many actresses at home and I wanted to be someone different”.
Mukerji received her education at Maneckji Cooper High School in Juhu and graduated with a degree in Home Science from SNDT Women’s University.She is a trained Odissi dancer and began learning the dance form while in the tenth grade. As part of an annual tradition, the Mukherjee family celebrates the festival of Durga Puja in the suburban neighbourhood of Santacruz every year. Mukerji, a practising Hindu, takes part in the festivities with her entire family.
The year 2004 marked the beginning of the most successful period in Mukerji’s career. At the 50th Filmfare Awards in 2005, Mukerji won both the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress awards, becoming the only actress to win both awards in the same year.
Mukerji has been actively involved with several humanitarian causes and is vocal about issues faced by women and children. Mukerji was appointed as an ambassador by Procter & Gamble and the NGO Child Rights and You for their joint venture, Shiksha, to endorse the cause of children’s education. In 2011 she set up a Stroke Treatment Fund, in association with the Indian Stroke Association, to pay for the treatment of financially deprived stroke-affected patients.
|Date of Birth||21 March, 1978|
|Age as of 2017||39 years old|
|FaceBook and Twitter Page||Not known|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai, India|
|Parents||Ram Mukherjee and Krishna Mukherjee|
|Height||5 foot 1.5 inches or 156cm or 1.56 m|
|Studied||Maneckji Cooper High School in Juhu|
|College||Degree in Home Science from SNDT Women’s University|
|Ambassador||Procter & Gamble,
NGO Child Rights and You
|Star / Zodiac sign||Aries|
|Can speak||English and Hindi and sign language|
|Relationship||Married to Aditya Chopra in 2014.|
|Awards||50th Filmfare Awards in 2005, the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress awards.
Rani has won well over 60 awards to date.
|Best known in films||Mardaani 2014,
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna 2006