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One of the rare pictures of Aditya Chopra and Rani Mukerji together. Also read: Video: Rani Mukerji asks Sourav Ganguly of his Hichki, his. Rani Mukerji is an Indian actress. Known for her work in Hindi films, Mukerji is one of the .. The nature of Mukerji's relationship with filmmaker Aditya Chopra was the topic of fervent tabloid reporting in India, though she refused to publicly talk. There has always been much curiosity about Rani Mukerji's relationship with producer Aditya Chopra. More so, because Aditya makes it a firm.
Writing for India Todayfilm critic Nandita Chowdhury considered Mukerji to be the scene-stealer and added, "Oozing oomph from every pore, she [. In Badal and Bichhootwo male-centric action dramas both featuring Bobby Deol in the leadshe played roles that were met with little acclaim from the critics but were successful at the box-office. The film was a partly fictionalised account of Mahatma Gandhi 's assassination and Mukerji portrayed the character of Aparna Ram, a Bengali school teacher who is raped and murdered during communal riots in Calcutta.
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In a review for her first release of the year, Chori Chori Chupke Chupkea drama based on surrogate childbirthfilm critic Sukanya Verma found Mukerji to be "handicapped with a role that doesn't give her much scope besides weeping and sobbing" and preferred the "meatier" role of her co-star Preity Zinta.
The Real Herofilms that failed to garner praise, Mukerji played the love interests of Abhishek Bachchan and Anil Kapoor respectively. She looked the character. She looked the right age. The BBC stated that "Mukerji plays the character of a middle class girl with great conviction",  and Udita Jhunjhunwala of Mid Day added, "Her expressions and acting are understated in a role that fits her like a glove.
Mukerji said, "[Unlike Saathiya], Chalte Chalte deals with a more mature and deeper form of love. It is about how a man and woman react to situations.
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Dutta 's ensemble war film LOC Kargil. At the 50th Filmfare Awards inMukerji won both the Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress awards, becoming the only actress to win both awards in the same year. The film narrates the story of three youngsters from different strata of society whose lives intersect by a car accident; Mukerji was cast as Shashi Biswas, a financially deprived Bengali housewife who is abused by her husband, a local goon played by Bachchan.
Taran Adarsh wrote, "Amongst the leading ladies, it is Rani Mukerji who is the best of the lot. The role demanded an actress of substance and Rani more than lives up to the expectations.
The film pitted her opposite Saif Ali Khan and proved one of the biggest commercial successes of the year. To act through your eyes and not using dialogue is an art. Rani for one, has perfected this. Bhansali wrote the part of the blind-deaf girl specifically for Mukerji, who was initially hesitant to take on the role due to its "challenging" subject matter. The film was the second highest-grossing film of and Mukerji's third major success in two consecutive years. The film was a box office flop in India but was given a strong international release; it was screened at the Sundance Film Festival and was India's submission for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 79th Academy Awards.
Director Ketan Mehta initially approached her for a cameo appearance, which was developed into an "important part" after she gave her consent to star in the film. Mukerji played Maya Talwar, a woman layered with self-doubt and question about the relationship between her husband played by Abhishek Bachchan and herself. Mukerji was excited to play the part of a mother for the first time, and modelled her character after her own mother.
Khalid Mohamed hailed Mukerji's performance as "near flawless" but Rajeev Masand thought that neither she nor Khan "are able to make much of an impression because their characters are so unidimensional and boring.
She described the film as a "journey of a girl into womanhood and her sacrifices for her family". Jaya BachchanAbhishek Bachchan, Konkana Sen Sharma and Kunal Kapoor co-starred in the film which released to poor box office returns and little praise from the critics. The woman in Saawariya has no problem with her profession, whereas in the other film it's completely different".
The film was a box office flop and met with polarising reactions from the critics.
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By the end ofMukerji's popularity had begun to wane. She found the role in Kunal Kohli's Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magica children's film about an angel who comes to Earth to help four troubled kids. Her costumes, too, are uneasy-on-the-eyes". Mukerji had high expectations from the film in which she played a cricket-obsessed Punjabi village girl masquerading as a man; it was hugely hyped before release and had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Also after a point you dislike visualizing the charming actress as the moustached male player. I was getting great roles from Yash Raj at that point, roles that any actor would give an arm to do. She recalled the time she met him for the first time on a professional basis. He told me that I'm doing a couple of crap films and that people have pressured him not to take me because they think that I didn't have the equity for a Yash Raj film, but Adi had belief in my talent and me and thought that I was good for the part.
My mother and I have been very upfront people always and I like frankness and openness, so I like the fact that he was on my face. Their efforts to reconcile their ten-year relationship were futile. The former couple filed for divorce inmuch to everyone's surprise.
Many people maligned Rani's image, and held her responsible for the problems in Aditya's marriage. However, after Rani and Aditya's wedding inshe cleared the air and said, "Contrary to all rumours, I started seeing him only when he was out of his divorce and was not my producer. I started seeing him at a point when I was not working with him as dating your producer was not my cup of tea.
He went to Rani's house and asked if he could date her, and reportedly, her parents were more than happy. Rani was quite overwhelmed with this gesture. The two got married in Aprilin a hush-hush wedding ceremony, and only 12 people were present. And, of course, I am the Parvati in his life who can't see beyond him.
My parents are too thrilled to have him as their son-in-law.
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In one of her interviews, Aditya's mother, Pamela Chopra said that Rani brought back happiness into Aditya's life. He is so happy, always smiling. When he was younger, he would sing walking up the stairs; he has started doing that again.
He danced at his wedding! She has changed him for the better.