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Rani Mukherjee bags Dadasaheb Phalke award

Published: Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 12:08 [IST]

Actress Rani Mukherjee who has ruled Bollywood's Box Office for over a decade and recently gave a come back with her power pack performance in the film No One Killed Jessica, will be honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award this year.

She confirms to TOI, "I'm happy that people have loved my film and my work. I have always let my work do the talking and I guess I have proved to my critics that I'm not over. It's a great feeling to be back winning awards.

The past three years had been challenging because I didn't have box office success behind me. People forget the body of work, and the amount of blood and sweat that you put in for years and write you off, so I'm very happy to get this prestigious award."

Presently actress Rani Mukherjee is excited about the untitled project of Reema Kagti. The actress will be paired opposite her Ghulam and Mangal Pandey co-actor Aamir Khan. Rani plays the role of a sex worker in the film. The actress in the past has already played the role of a prostitute in films like Mangal Pandey, Saawariya and Laaga Chunari Mein Daag.

Topics: rani mukherjee, no one killed jessica, dadasaheb phalke awards
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