, the highly talented actress, is gearing up for her next film after Hichki. The film will be produced by Yash Raj Films and here is the official statement from Yash Raj Films:
Rani Mukerji had wowed us all with her brilliantly feisty performance in the Super hit “
.” She played the role of a Daredevil senior Inspector Crime Branch, Shivani Shivaji Roy and took on the kingpin of a child trafficking racket. It is official now that Yash Raj Films is making the sequel to this much loved movie and starting the Mardaani franchise. Over the years YRF has excelled in discovering talented directors and “Mardaani 2” will see the company launch
, who incidentally was the writer of the first film. Produced by
this will be Rani's next release after the world wide blockbuster “Hichki” that was hugely acclaimed by audiences and critics alike and marked her return to acting post pregnancy. Rani, whose performance in Mardaani made it a cult film says, “Mardaani is and will always be extremely close to my heart. Right since its release everyone has asked me time and again when I would be doing Mardaani 2 and I’m sure this announcement will come as a pleasant surprise to them all. Gopi has written an extraordinary script that we all love and I can't wait to start shooting this film soon. She also gives 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 am excited to find out who the actor will be,” Rani adds. YRF’s edge of the seat entertainer Mardaani 2 is set to go on floors next year and it will release in the later half of 2019.