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Rani Mukherji's B-Town journey

Rani Mukherjee's B-Town journey

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 22 March 2014, 11:57:14 AM
Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

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She achieved success for portraying a deaf, blind and mute woman in the highly acclaimed 2005 drama Black.
Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

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She received a second Best Actress nomination at Filmfare for her work opposite Abhishek Bachchan in Bunty Aur Babli, a comedy film which marked her fifth collaboration with Yash Raj Films.
Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

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In 2003, Rani replaced Aishwarya Rai to play the lead female role opposite Shahrukh Khan in Aziz Mirza's romance Chalte Chalte.
Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

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In 1998, Mukerji starred opposite Aamir Khan in Vikram Bhatt's Ghulam (1998), a moderate commercial success.
Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

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She won the Best Actress award for her starring role in Kunal Kohli's Hum Tum (2004), a romantic comedy about two headstrong individuals who meet at different stages of their lives.
Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

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Rani turned down an offer from Mira Nair to star in the Hollywood film The Namesake, choosing instead to collaborate once again with her friend Karan Johar in Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006).
Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

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Kuch Kuch Hota Hai proved a breakthrough for Mukerji; it emerged as a blockbuster in India and abroad with earnings of over INR1.03 billion (US$17 million), and won eight Filmfare Awards, including a Best Supporting Actress trophy for Rani.
Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

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Mukerji portrayed a rape victim who is forced to marry her rapist in the 1997 film Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat.
Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

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Her career prospects improved in 2002 when Yash Raj Films cast her as the star of the critically acclaimed relationship drama Saathiya.
Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

Rani Mukherji's B-Town jourey

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Veer-Zaara emerged as the highest grossing film of the year; it was screened at the Berlin Film Festival and met with critical acclaim