The shoot for the film Mardaani 2, the sequel to Rani Mukerji’s 2014 hit, Mardaani which is being directed by debutant Gopi Puthran started recently.The film is Produced by Yash Raj Films, Mardaani 2 will mark the return of Rani as Senior Inspector Shivani Shivaji Roy, a top female cop in the Mumbai Police force.
On speaking about the film Rani already said that “Mardaani is and will always be extremely close to my heart. Gopi has written an extraordinary script (for the sequel),” In the first film, which was helmed by Pradeep Sarkar, Tahir Raj Bhasin played the role of a ruthless child trafficker locking horns with Inspector Roy. The makers are yet to reveal the actor playing the villain in Mardaani 2. The character has been so far described as a 21-year-old ‘cold, merciless villain with no empathy, fear of God and (who) is pure evil.’
Rani Mukerji’s last onscreen appearance was in Hitchki (2018). She was also seen in a cameo role in Zero last year.