Rani Mukherjee Biography, Height, Movies and Details

The Bong Beauty Rani Mukherji has swayed many hearts from the moment she set foot in the Indian Film Industry. With a huge number of films to her credit she is undoubtedly the queen of many hearts. Bollygraph takes a closer look at her personality:

Name at Stardom: Rani Mukerji

Date of birth: March 21 1978

City: Calcutta

State: West Bengal

Country: India

Birth name: Rani Mukherjee

Nickname: Rani , Poppy

Height: 5 feet 2 inches

Vital stats: 36 – 28 – 38

Eye Balls: hazel

Hair: Black – brown

Mother: Krishna Mukherjee

Father: Ram Mukherjee

Siblings: Brother – one

Name: Raja Mukherjee

School: Maneckjee Cooper High School

College: Mitthibai College , Mumbai

Debut year: 1992

Debut Film: Biyer Phool (Tollywood : Bengali)

Spouse: N/A

Engaged to Aditya Chopra

Children: N/A

TV shows: N/A


Rani Mukherjee is Kajol’s cousin.  And both her father and brother belong to the Hindi Film Industry. Her mother too is an accomplished singer. Ram Mukherjee, Rani’s father is one of the co – owners at the Mukherjee family’s hereditary studio, the Filmalaya Studios.  As far as records go , media has reported that Rani has a huge fan following in Pakistan.  When the Government of India made attempts to hold delegates talks with Pakistan, during one such meet, Rani was invited to attend  a dinner with Gen. Musharraf as she was his favourite Bollywood actress.  Rani’s 1st foreign tour was a huge commercial success and is considered an important aspect of her career. It happened in 1999, and she was accompanied by Akshay Kumar, Amir Khan, Aishwarya Rai and Twinkle Khanna.


While at shooting by a Varanasi Ganges bank, during the movie Sarkar, Rani’s personal security latthi-charged the media and fans. Rani did not stop them. Later, though, she had to apologized in public. Before Aishwarya’s marriage to Abhishek Bachchan, rumour was that Rani was to be married to him and that Jaya Bachchan approved of it too much.  Next and most recent was the controversy regarding Shahid Kapoor’s co – starring her in Dil Bole Hadippa. Media said that both Vidya Balan and Rani couldn’t stop bickering against one another on playing the leading roles with Shahid, who is apparently younger to both actresses.

Screen Time:

Rani is a personal favorite of Karan Johar and has been playing leads and cameos for him from quite a long time.  She also has a plethora of films that she can be proud of like Ghulam, Hey Ram, Bichhoo, Nayak , Saathiya, Yuva, Hum Tum, No One Killed Jessica, Veer Zaara,  Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna, Kuch Kuch Hata hai , Black, Bunty aur Bubly, Paheli , etc.  She won a total of 6 Filmfares.

YearFilmRoleAwards and NominationsNotes
1996Biyer PhoolRimiBengali Film
1997Raja Ki Aayegi BaraatMala
Kuch Kuch Hota HaiTina MalhotraFilmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
1999MannSpecial appearance in the song "Kaali Naagin Ke"
Hello BrotherRani
Hey RamAparna Ram
Hadh Kar Di AapneAnjali Khanna
BichhooKiran Bali
Har Dil Jo Pyar KaregaPooja OberoiNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
Kahin Pyaar Na Ho JaayePriya Sharma
2001Chori Chori Chupke ChupkePriya Malhotra
Bas Itna Sa Khwaab HaiPooja Shrivastav
Nayak: The Real HeroManjari
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... Naina KapoorCameo
2002Pyaar Diwana Hota HaiPayal Khuranna
Mujhse Dosti Karoge!Pooja Sahani
SaathiyaDr. Suhani Sharma/SehgalFilmfare Critics Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
Chalo Ishq LadaayeSapna
2003Chalte ChaltePriya ChopraNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
Chori ChoriKhushi Malhotra
Calcutta MailReema/Bulbul
Kal Ho Naa HoSpecial appearance in the song "Mahi Ve"
LOC KargilHema
2004YuvaSashi BiswasFilmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
Hum TumRhea PrakashFilmfare Award for Best Actress
Veer-ZaaraSaamiya SiddiquiNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
2005BlackMichelle McNallyFilmfare Award for Best Actress
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress
Bunty Aur BabliVimmi Saluja (Babli)Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
PaheliLachchi Bhanwarlal
Mangal Pandey: The RisingHeera
2006Kabhi Alvida Naa KehnaMaya TalwarNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
BaabulMalvika "Milli" Talwar/Kapoo
2007Ta Ra Rum PumRadhika Shekar Rai
Banerjee (Shona)
Laaga Chunari Mein DaagVibhavari Sahay (Badki)/
Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actress
SaawariyaGulabjiNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
Om Shanti OmHerselfSpecial appearance in the song "Deewangi Deewangi"
2008Thoda Pyaar Thoda MagicGeeta
Rab Ne Bana Di JodiSpecial appearance in the song "Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte"
2009Luck by ChanceHerself
Dil Bole Hadippa!Veera Kaur/Veer Pratap Singh
2011No One Killed JessicaMeera GaityFilmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
2012AiyaaMeenakshiYet to be released.
TalaashYet to be released.
Koochie Koochie Hota HainTina (voice)Yet to be released.

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