Films that defined Rani Mukerji's MARDAANI persona!
April 13, 2013 12:58:27 PM IST By Enkayaar, Glamsham Editorial
Personalities that are carved through the roles that one enacts in the acting career define the contours for identities. From this perspective if one were to look at the career graph of Rani Mukerji from the time when she made her debut in RAJA KI AAYEGI BARAAT, she has never played the role of a submissive woman, but has assertively leveraged the feminine strength to stand out and match eye to eye with the male counterparts. This characteristic has become manifest more so in the last five years or so with the films that Rani Mukerji has been associated with. The acme of the niche that she has carved for herself is going to manifest in MARDAANI, being produced under the Yash Raj banners and directed by Pradeep Sircar. MARDAANI as a metaphor for boldness and the ability to dare in eye came into the Hindi lexicon from 'Jhansi Ki Raani' poem written by fire band poetess Subhadra Kumari Chauhan and one feels that Rani Mukerji's role in MARDAANI would be on the same lines, underlining the spirit of manhood in terms of fighting for a cause. As MARDAANI starts shaping up, here is a trip down memory lane of the films which have sort of been catalyst in defining the MARDAANI persona of Rani Mukerji: