Rani Mukerji was undoubtedly one of the most bankable actresses of her times and has delivered some of the biggest blockbusters as well as the most loved movies of our generation. Recently, the Bengali beauty made India proud with yet another accomplishment as she was awarded the Most Influential Cinema Personality Award in South-east Asia.
Rani Mukerji bagged this prestigious award for her phenomenal performance in her laast release, Siddharth Malhotra’s Hichki, a film that grossed around Rs 250 crore worldwide.
In her official statement, Rani Mukerji told said “It is truly humbling for me to be called the Most Influential Cinema Personality. As an actor, I have been fortunate enough to have got films that inspired me and everyone who saw them on screen. Some of them sparked a conversation and also affected social change. I have a special liking towards films that leave an impact on the hearts and minds of people and makes us ponder about the world that we live in.”
She added, “I feel it is my responsibility to give voice to what’s happening around me. Hichki was one such film and it’s message resonated worldwide with audiences, students, teachers and most importantly with people fighting the Tourette Syndrome. It was a huge validation to us all that a universal story will definitely be appreciated anywhere in the world.”
On the work front, Rani Mukerji will be next seen in YRF’s Mardaani 2, a sequel to her 2014 film Mardaani. It will see Rani reprising the role of Shivani Shivaji Roy and is slated to hit the big screens on December 13, 2019.