Rani Mukerji whi is enjoying her new phase of life post marriage to Yash Raj Films honcho Aditya Chopra and motherhood, turns 39 today.
On the occasion of her birthday Rani answered questions from fans in a live video uploaded on the Yash Raj Films official Facebook page. She spoke about her pregnancy, her daughter Adira, and her future plans in Bollywood.
When asked how it feels to be a mother, she said: “It feels great. The last two and a half years — nine months of pregnancy and one and a half years of motherhood — have been the happiest years of my life. I enjoy seeing Adira grow, reach new milestones each day.”
Rani added that there’s nothing more important for a woman than being a mother. She also said life has started new post Adira’s birth.
“It’s amazing being a mother; you change overnight because the experience teaches you on a daily basis. I have become stronger and I have also mellowed down. But a lot of things come with being a mother. I’m looking forward to my journey of raising Adira, so it’s going to be fun,” she said.
She spoke about her next film Hichki: “I’m doing my film Hichki which starts from next month.” When one fan asked when they could see her in a romantic role, she said, “Right after Hichki“.
When asked what her dream role is, she said, “My dream role, I don’t have one as one now, but right now, I want a chicken roll, because I’m hungry.”
How does she feel after playing so many versatile characters in the industry? “I feel really lucky and very fortunate to be able to play so many characters on screen. It’s always lovely to play different roles, be different people. I get to play so many different roles So many powerful Indian women that inspire me and I’m sure when you watch them, you’re inspired too,” she said.
Rani was asked by a fan to join social media platforms. “I’m unfortunately not on social media, but you can track me through my friends and family who are on social media and the YRF website My husband is a very private person, so even thought I would like to share photos of Adira and details of my life, I’d like to respect my husband and his privacy,” she explained.
A Bengali fan asked if she would do a film in Bengali and Rani said that if a good script comes her way, she would be happy to.
She was asked how she intends to celebrate her birthday. “I’m planning to spend my birthday with my daughter. She makes me very happy. Also with my family and husband,” she said.
Watch the video here: