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Updated December 20th, 2023 at 23:32 IST

Rani Mukerji on the powerful representation of women in her movies: Always wanted to...

Rani Mukerji talked about the powerful roles that she picks as an actress and explains why it is important to pick film scripts, responsibly.

Rani Mukerji Champions Empowering Portrayals
Rani Mukerji Champions Empowering Portrayals | Image:Rani Mukerji Champions Empowering I IMDb
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Actress Rani Mukerji celebrated for her stellar performances in iconic films like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Ghulam, Mardaani, and Hichki, delved into a recent interview. In this insightful conversation, Mukerji elaborated on her cinematic journey, inspirations, and the significant responsibility she holds as a filmmaker, emphasizing her approach to portraying women on screen.

Portrayals of women in Rani's films

During the Pinkvilla Masterclass, Rani Mukerji emphasized the crucial role of strong female characters in her films. She underlined the importance of cinema as an influential medium that should be utilized responsibly. Mukerji articulated, "I've always wanted to depict Indian women as incredibly powerful and at the pinnacle of their prowess. In every role I've undertaken, the female characters are depicted as strong individuals. I draw inspiration from these roles as a woman myself and aim to instill that same strength in the girls and women who watch my films."

Portrayals of women in Rani's films I IMDb

Moreover, Rani Mukerji stressed the significance of responsible storytelling in cinema. She emphasized that films possess the power to evoke thoughts and inspire real-life actions. Mukerji stated, "It's crucial for scripts to carry a message or spark inspiration in someone's life because audiences from diverse backgrounds watch movies. What viewers take away from a film's character or performance often resonates personally with them. Everyone interprets and adopts certain nuances or aspects they admire in a film, incorporating these elements into their own lives, consequently leading to significant changes."

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Mukerji's insights into her approach to portraying strong and influential female characters  I IMDb

Work of Rani Mukerji 

Recent films of Rani Mukerji including the impactful narratives of Mardaani, Hichki, No One Killed Jessica, and the recent Mrs. Chatterjee Vs Norway, have consistently offered content designed to inspire audiences positively. Mukerji's insights into her approach to portraying strong and influential female characters in cinema resonate strongly with her cinematic endeavours. 

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Published December 20th, 2023 at 23:10 IST

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