Rani Mukerji, the Hindi actor who was last seen in the 2019 cop drama Mardaani 2, announced her next film Mrs. Chatterjee vs Norway. The film will be helmed by with Ashima Chibber, who had earlier directed Mere Dad Ki Maruti.
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The film is about a journey of a mother’s battle against an entire country and is inspired by true events. On playing Mrs Chatterjee, the Hichki actor said, “Mrs. Chatterjee vs Norway is a story of human resilience and it is a film that is dedicated to all the mothers out there. It is a pleasure to creatively collaborate with Nikkhil Advani who I have known since Kuch Kuch Hota Hai! It’s amazing to see him and his company Emmay Entertainment grow. I am happy that Zee Studios has collaborated with them for this powerful script.”
The film will be produced by Zee Studios and Emmay Entertainment and is currently in its pre-production stage.
Additional cast will be announced soon.
“To partner with Ashima Chibber, my director, is something I am looking forward to, whose vision for the film and intent with this project has truly bowled me over. This is a powerful story of a woman that needs to be told. I’m hoping that we will work hard as a team and make magic together for Mrs. Chatterjee vs Norway,” Mukerji said.
Monisha Advani of Emmay Entertainment said in a statement, We are elated to produce this extremely potent drama. To have the inimitable Rani Mukerji helm the cast line up is nothing short of a coup that has powered us to raise the bar. Ashima Chibber has written an intense, sensitive feeling and we are proud to back her direction. We look forward to this maiden collaboration with Zee Studios and promise to bring yet another inspiring story of life.”
Shariq Patel of Zee Studios said, “We are pleased to collaborate with Rani for the first time. She has several memorable roles to her credit whether it is playing a fierce cop or a teacher battling all odds.”
Mukerji completed 25 years in the industry on Sunday. She made her debut with the 1996 film Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat.