Rani Mukherjee, the beautiful actress who has wooed the Bollywood audience with her great performance, was born on March 21, 1978. Rani belongs to a Bengali family which has a good background in films.
While her father Ram Mukherjee was a director and the co-founder of Filmalaya Studios, her mother Krishna was a playback singer. Raja Mukherjee, her brother, is a film producer, who is now into direction. Moreover, Debashree Roy, her maternal aunt, is a national award-winning Bengali film actress and her cousin, Kajol, is another renowned Bollywood actress.
Rani was trained in Odissi from a very early age. She joined Maneckji Cooper High School in Juhu, and afterwards entered Mithibai College in Mumbai. At the age of 14, while she was still in school, Rani Mukherjee acted in a cameo role in the Bengali film Biyer Phool (1992), directed by her father.
Rani Mukerji (Bengali: রাণী মুখার্জী) born on 21 March 1978, is an Indian film actress who works in Hindi movies.
Making her acting debut with Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat (1997), Mukerji had her first commercial success with Karan Johar's romance Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), her biggest commercial success so far, and won a Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for her performance in the film.
She later starred in several films, most of which fared below expectations, but in 2002 she re-invented her image with the critically acclaimed drama Saathiya, for which she received numerous awards and nominations.
In 2004, her performances in the hit Hum Tum and the critically acclaimed Yuva earned her the Best Actress and the Best Supporting Actress awards at the 50th Filmfare Awards, making her the first actress to win two major awards in the same year.
She later received unanimous praise for her portrayal of a blind, deaf and mute woman in Black (2005), for which she garnered numerous major awards. Mukerji has since established herself as a leading actress of Hindi cinema