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The whole nation wants me to get married: Rani Mukerji

Ever since the promotions of actor Rani Mukerji’s upcoming film Aiyyaa started, the actor has been quizzed about her being ‘secretly married’ to filmmaker Aditya Chopra. The 34-year-old says that...

entertainment Updated: Oct 10, 2012 01:10 IST
Navdeep Kaur Marwah
Navdeep Kaur Marwah
Hindustan Times

Ever since the promotions of actor Rani Mukerji’s upcoming film Aiyyaa started, the actor has been quizzed about her being ‘secretly married’ to filmmaker Aditya Chopra. The 34-year-old says that the country’s concern about her marriage makes her feel like “the daughter of the entire nation”. “I believe birth, marriage and death are three things that no one can predict. So, whenever I get married, it will be a happy day for me and for my fans as well,” says the actor who was in the Capital on Monday.

She says that the shaadi talk doesn’t bother her. “I feel lucky that everyone is thinking about my marriage and is so concerned about it. It seems the entire nation wants me to get married,” she says.

Rani also slams reports that her film is similar to Vidya Balan’s The Dirty Picture. “There is no comparison. You have to see the film to realise that. People have to write something and hence there is always news of some or the other comparison cropping up,” she says adding that the film is a “risk”. “I hope it turns in my favour!”


On record! I'm not married: Rani Mukerji

Rani Mukherji is seeing Aditya Chopra, who was married to Payal Khanna earlier.
Our interview is conducted at Yash Raj studios, a venue that baffles us. Rani Mukerji’s next two films, Aiyyaa and Talaash, have no connection to Yash Raj in any way. So why were we meeting there? Could it have something to do with Rani’s relationship with Aditya Chopra? For months now, there has been speculation that Rani is secretly married to Yash Chopra’s son, the man behind Yash Raj Films (YRF).

But the actor isn’t upset. Instead, flaunting a new self-assurance, she clears the air about Adi Chopra, her ‘comeback’ with Aiyyaa, and life in Bollywood. FULL INTERVIEW

Dream of making house for my husband unfulfilled: Rani Mukerji
Her dream of making a house for her life partner remains unfulfilled, says Rani Mukerji, drawing an interesting comparison between herself and her character in her forthcoming film Aiyyaa.

Rani is a dreamer and so is Meenakshi Deshpande, her character in Aiyyaa that releases on Oct 12.

"I am quite a dreamer. I think we all are dreamers. We all don't like to live a practical life all the time. There is a thin line between our hopes and dreams," Rani said, highlighting the similarities between the two. DREAMY RANI

TRAILER: Rani returns with Aiyyaa
After delivering a stupendous performance in No One Killed Jessica, Rani Mukherjee returns with Anurag Kashyap's Aiyyaa. Does she impress? Well, the actress is seen in a fresh avatar as a Marathi girl but if we go by the promo, she could have avoided overacting in some sequences. TRAILER INSIDE

PHOTOS: Rani does a Vidya in Aiyyaa
Rani Mukerji's loud look from the movie Aiyyaa reminds us of Vidya Balan in Dirty Picture. Is Rani trying to ape the contemporary actress? PIC INSIDE

AiyyaNow Rani does lavani item song in Aiyya

After Katrina Kaif and Vidya Balan, it's Rani Mukerji's turn to do a lavani item number. She has done it in Aiyya and the song has been choreographed by Vaibhavi Merchant. MORE

Aiyyaa shot majorly in J J School of Arts campus
People will be surprised to know that more than half of the shooting of Rani Mukerji's next film Aiyyaa was done in the premises of the prestigious J.J School of Arts in Mumbai. READ MORE

Rani pays tribute to favourites
In her upcoming film Aiyyaa, Rani Mukherji will fulfil a long-standing desire. She will pay tribute to three leading ladies of the ’90s — Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla. STORY INSIDE

Rani Mukherji’s spot boy turns singer
Rani Mukerji’s spot boy, P Amose, recently came to the rescue of Aiyyaa’s makers. A few weeks ago, the actor was brainstorming with music director Amit Trivedi, lyricist Amitabh Bhattacharya and director Sachin Kundalkar. READ MORE

TEASER: Rani's belly dance in Aiyyaa
Rani Mukherjee is all set to give Katrina a competition in belly dancing. The actress has filmed a belly dance number Aag Bai Halla Machae Re for her upcoming film Aiyyaa. The teaser is out!

"Sachin wanted to talk about a woman's fantasy and how she lusts for a man. Choreographer Vaibhavi Merchant added her touch to this song by asking me to learn belly dance for it," Rani had said about the dance number.


Are Rani Mukherji and Aditya Chopra married?

Are they seeing each other? Will they marry? When will they marry? Anyone who’s even faintly interested in the gossip that emerges from Bollywood has been wondering about the relationship between actor Rani Mukerji and media-shy filmmaker Aditya Chopra for many years. GOSSIP INSIDE

Rani Mukherjee not interested in doing movies with dark themes
Actress Rani Mukherjee, who has teamed up with director Anurag Kashyap for his home production venture Aiyyaa, said here today that she is not interested in doing movies with dark themes. STORY INSIDE

(With additional inputs)

First Published: Oct 09, 2012 19:55 IST