After impressing everyone with her performance as a teacher suffering from Tourette Syndrome in Hichki, Rani Mukerji is set to be back as a brave cop in Mardaani 2. Yes, it is confirmed, the talented actress will be reprising her role as Senior Inspector of the Mumbai Crime Branch, Shivani Shivaji Roy. The second instalment of Mardaani franchise is happening after five years as the first part was released in the year 2014. The movie was announced last year in the month of December.
On March 23, 2019, Mardaani 2 director Gopi Puthran posted on his Instagram page to announce it. Gopi shared a photo of the clapperboard from the sets and captioned it as, "To new beginnings. #mardaani2" The film is being produced by Aditya Chopra under his home banner Yash Raj Films. Like Mardaani, even the second part will have a young guy as the merciless villain.
Rani gave a sneak peek into the character of the chilling villain who she will have a big face off with. "Shivani will face a cold, merciless villain who has no empathy, no fear of God and is pure evil. The character has been written superbly and I'm excited to find out who the actor will be," she said.
[caption id="attachment_225329" align="aligncenter" width="670"] Rani Mukerji as Shivani Shivaji Roy in Mardaani[/caption]
The film is set to release later this year.