Recently, news broke out that Rani Mukerji was all set to play the role of the Superintendent of Police, Shivani Shivaji Roy in 'Mardaani 2'. Ever since then, people have been waiting with bated breath for more news related to the film to surface. In the prequel titled 'Mardaani', Rani had taken on the role of a cop who butted heads with the kingpin of a human trafficking syndicate. The film was a huge success and now there's plenty of anticipation about who will play the villain in the sequel and what crime Rani will fight.
The actress was shooting for the film in Rajasthan for about a month and in blistering heat. They shot and completed 90% of the film and as the schedule came to a wrap, the actress was seen bonding with the entire crew of the film.
“It was a severely intense shoot schedule because of the summer heat in Rajasthan. The entire team has worked relentlessly to finish the shooting schedule as per plan and it was because of them that the shoot went off so smoothly. Rani recognized that and took some time to bond with the entire crew post the wrap,” reveals a production source.
“Rani is a livewire on set and she usually brings the house down with her sense of humour. The crew was touched with her warmth as she interacted and bonded with everyone one on one. Rani values her crew like it’s her family and it showed all through the schedule. Rani and the crew have wrapped a very challenging second schedule of the film. Now, the final schedule will be shot in Mumbai,” the source adds.
Produced by Aditya Chopra, this will be Rani’s next release after the global blockbuster 'Hichki'. 'Mardaani 2' also marks the directorial debut of Gopi Puthran, the writer of the first 'Mardaani' film. Stay tuned for more updates.