Free Press Journal
  • It’s special to play specially-abled characters: Rani Mukerji on ‘Hichki’, ‘Black’

    Melbourne: Actress Rani Mukerji, whose “Hichki” will play at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM), says she is always happy about essaying roles of specially-abled characters. Whether it was Rani’s portrayal as a deaf and blind girl in “Black” or her role as a woman with Tourette’s Syndrome — the actress has proved her mettle as a performer with sensitive and impactful performances.

  • ‘Hichki’ to release in Russia on Teachers Day

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Rani Mukerji’s “Hichki” is set to release in Russia on Teachers Day. The film, directed by Siddharth P Malhotra, will be dubbed in Russian and is scheduled to hit the theatres on September 6.

  • ‘Hichki’ to be screened at IFFM

    Mumbai: Actress Rani Mukerji starrer “Hichki” will be screened at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) to propagate theme of inclusion. Indian cinema will be celebrated under the theme of inclusion, with an array of films set to be screened from August 10-22.

  • This is what Aamir Khan said after watching Rani Mukerji’s ‘Hichki’

    Rani Mukerji‘s comeback venture, ‘Hichki’ did well at the box-office, received positive feedback from the audience and critics. The movie also received standing ovation at recently concluded Shanghai Film Festival. Recently, Rani spoke to DNA about the success of the film during which she revealed a remark made by friends Aamir Khan and Karan Johar. Rani said, “I remember Karan’s words. He

  • ‘Hichki’ set to screen at Shanghai Film Festival

    New Delhi, After receiving rave reviews from critics and performing decently at the box office, Rani Mukerji’s latest venture ‘Hichki‘ has been selected for a screening at the Shanghai International Film Festival in China. The screening will be held on the opening day of the festival, i.e. June 16, and will be a part of the Belt and Road Film Week of the festival. Also, the film’s director, Siddharth

  • See Pics: Rani Mukerji takes a break and chills with friends on Sunday

    Actress Rani Mukherjee took a break from films after she gave birth to her daughter Adira Chopra. 18 months later she started shooting for her comeback film Hichki. She had said during the filming of the movie that she was worried, she would miss a milestone of daughter Adira’s childhood.

  • Rani Mukerji talks about her plan after Hichki

    After a hiatus, Rani Mukerji was more than happy to make a comeback with a female-centric film like Hichki. And the next good news for her fans is that, the actress will not be taking a break from Bollywood or at least not anytime soon. In an interview that was reported recently, Rani spoke about what is her plan post Hichki.

  • Have always been instinctive in choosing my films, says Hichki actor Rani Mukerji

    Mumbai: Enjoying the success of her comeback film “Hichki”, actress Rani Mukerji says that she has always been instinctive in choosing her films. At press conference to mark the success of the film which sees her portraying an aspiring teacher, who suffers from Tourette syndrome and educating slum kids, Rani, asked about her future projects and role selection, said: “I have always been instinctive in choosing my films, right from the start

  • Hichki star Rani Mukerji: I hope more women come out and work after motherhood

    Mumbai: Rani Mukerji made her comeback after three years in Bollywood with ‘Hichki’, where she plays a teacher suffering from Tourette syndrome. Talking about married actresses who return to films after a hiatus, she told a leading daily, ‘I think the definition of success with this film, for me, is the fact that it has broken the perception that married actresses, or actresses who are making their comeback after motherhood do

  • Kapil Sharma cancels shoot with Rani Mukerji this time; here are the details

    Kapil Sharma has come back to rule the small screen with Sony’s Family Time With Kapil Sharma and the first episode of the show is already out. While the show got mixed reactions, there have been reports of cancelling of shoot with the Baaghi 2 cast Tiger Shroff, & Disha Patani and more recently the Hichki star Rani Mukerji. We know that Kapil’s popularity thrives on him inviting various Bollywood celebs to

  • Deepika Padukone: Important for celebrities to speak up, bring change

    New Delhi: As multiple Bollywood films are celebrating how weaknesses can be turned into strengths, leading actress Deepika Padukone says it is important for celebrities to use their place of influence and power to bring about change in society.

  • Rani Mukerji turns 40: Actress pens a heartfelt letter about her ‘Hichki’ moments in Bollywood, read here

    Rani Mukerji has turned 40 today. Rani is a married woman and has a baby and in ‘Mardaani’ style, the actress is giving a befitting reply to all those who think an actress’ career is over once she gets married and have a child. On her birthday, Rani has penned an open letter about the hardships that Bollywood actresses face in their career and their life once they get

  • As an actor, it is my duty to innovate: Hichki actor Rani Mukerji

    New Delhi: She is back to the big screen after a gap of four years and going forward Rani Mukerji’s aim is to tell stories that have a strong emotional connect and resonate with people of all ages. The actor believes artistes should keep reinventing themselves to stay relevant. “I think it is very important to be with the times. Your audience changes every 10 years. It is very important that your

  • Ajay Devgn’s Hichki moment: “I used to hear in industry that I won’t become a hero in Bollywood, and it felt like a Hichki”

    Mumbai: Raid star Ajay Devgn is popular known as an action hero in Bollywood. While in conversation with Hichki actor Rani Mukerji, Ajay talks about his Hichki moments. Talking to Rani, Ajay revealed, “When I had started out in the industry, there was this huge buzz that he is a very ordinary looking guy and he won’t make it. He won’t become a hero. I used to hear all of that, and