Rani for the first time will be seen playing the role of a cop. Mardaani is a very gripping and gritty film which will be touching the sensitive topic of human trafficking. Actress Rani Mukerji, who is playing a tough cop in her upcoming film 'Mardaani', feels martial arts training to girls in schools should be made compulsory.
The newly married actress said it will help them to protect their honour.
Rani Mukerji has kickstarted the promotions of her upcoming film Mardaani and the actress is leaving no stone unturned to promote her film. Mrs.Chopra is been travelling all over for the promotions of the film.
Recently Rani planned to visit her hometown Jhansi after 20 years. Jhansi is significant to Rani as she has a lot of memories of the place. She also visited ISKON temple, which was set up on the property donated by her family, besides meeting her relatives before leaving for Mumbai.
Rani said this in Orchha on Tuesday where she had come for promotion of her upcoming film 'Mardani'. Rani arrived in Jhansi on Monday, her ancestral town to offer prayers at a temple.
Rani Mukherjee’s ancestors belonged to Jhansi. Rani reached Jhansi on Monday and went to pray at the deity’s temple along with her relatives. A relative on condition of anonymity said Rani came here to pray for her ailing father. At Orchha, while promoting her upcoming film ‘Mardani’, Rani told the media that she had chosen jhansi for promotion because this land belonged to Jhansi ki Rani who stood firm and brave to fight injustice against the British rule.
Also the city has a strong characteristic which has a resemblance to her character in the film.Rani received a very warm welcome from the people of Jhansi.She also felicitated Pushpa Yadav , a woman sub-inspector of Jhansi, near the fort.
She said,"There is a need for women power to come forward in all the fields.... Girl students, who are symbolic of shakti, should be given martial arts training besides their regular studies so that they can protect their pride and honour", Rani said while promoting the film here.
Rani, 36, believes that all the women in the country should have a reflection of Rani Lakshmi bai, who was the queen of Jhansi, so that they can strongly face each and every problem coming their way.
In 'Mardaani', which will hit theatres on August 22, her character of strong police officer wants every individual to think that his wife, daughter and sister should also be like her.
. Bollywood actor Rani Mukherjee has exhorted women and girls to fight against injustice bravely like Jhansi ki Rani.