Mardaani 2

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Mardaani 2
Mardaani 2 poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byGopi Puthran
Produced byAditya Chopra
Written byGopi Puthran
StarringRani Mukerji
Music byScore:
John Stewart Eduri
CinematographyJishnu Bhattacharjee
Edited byMonisha Baldawa
Production
company
Distributed byYash Raj Films
Release date
  • 13 December 2019 (2019-12-13)[1]
Running time
103 minutes[2]
CountryIndia
LanguageHindi
Budget20 crore[3]
Box officeest. 67.05 crore[4]

Mardaani 2 is a 2019 Indian Hindi-language action thriller film[5] directed by Gopi Puthran and produced by Aditya Chopra under Yash Raj Films.[6] It is a sequel to the 2014 film Mardaani and features Rani Mukerji reprising her role of SP Shivani Shivaji Roy.[7] Inspired by true rape and murder incidents, the story follows Shivani who goes up against a 21-year-old rapist. Yash Raj Films announced Mardaani 2 in December 2018,[8] and principal photography of the film began on 27 March 2019.[9] The film was theatrically released in India on 13 December 2019.[10]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

On 10 December 2018 Yash Raj Films announced on their official Twitter account the making of sequel to their hit film Mardaani to be directed and scripted by Gopi Puthran. Rani Mukerji is to reprise her role of Shivani Shivaji Roy of the last film.[8] Vikram Singh Chauhan[11] and Shruti Bapna[12] later on added to the cast.

Filming

The principal photography began on 27 March 2019. The official Twitter page of Yash Raj Films posted the announcement of beginning of shooting and shared a picture from the sets of the film.[9][10] Rani Mukerji is set to go on the second schedule of filming in the first week of May to hunt for culprit in Kota and Jaipur in Rajasthan.[13] Mukerji shooting in Rajasthan was battling in 42 °C temperature as she is filming fighting scenes while hunting for villain.[14][15] Rajasthan schedule of the film was wrapped up on 29 May.[16]

Marketing and release[edit]

First look of lead actress Rani Mukerji was revealed on 30 April 2019. She appeared in the uniform of a police officer.[17] A thirty eight seconds official teaser was released by Yash Raj Films on 30 September 2019, to announce the release date of the film.[18] The teaser was attached with the big-budget action thriller War, another YRF production that released on 2 October 2019.[19][20]

On 14 November official trailer of the film was launched by Yash Raj Films.[21][22][23][24]

The film was released on 13 December 2019.[25][1]

Box office[edit]

Mardaani 2's opening day domestic collection was 3.80 crore. On the second day, the film collected ₹6.55 crore. On the third day, the film collected ₹7.80 crore, taking the total opening weekend collection to ₹18.15 crore.[4]

As of 16 January 2020, with a gross of 56.56 crore in India and 10.49 crore overseas, the film has a worldwide gross collection of 67.05 crore.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Confirmed: Rani Mukerji starrer 'Mardaani 2' to release on this date". The Deccan Chronicle. 10 August 2019. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
  2. ^ "Mardaani 2 (2019)". British Board of Film Classification. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Rani Mukherji starrer Mardaani 2 makes approx. 25 cr. in profit for Yash Raj Films". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  4. ^ a b c "Mardaani 2 Box Office". Bollywood Hungama. Retrieved 17 January 2020.
  5. ^ "Mardaani 2 (2019)". AllMovie.
  6. ^ Khandelwal, Khush (24 March 2019). "Mardaani 2, the sequel to Rani Mukerji's Mardaani, goes on floors today - see photo". Times Now News. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  7. ^ "Rani Mukerji's next is 'Mardaani 2'". The Hindu. 10 December 2018. Retrieved 28 March 2019.
  8. ^ a b Goyal, Divya (10 December 2018). "Mardaani 2 Is Rani Mukerji's Next Film After Hichki". NDTV. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  9. ^ a b "'Mardaani 2': Rani Mukerji's film finally goes on floors". Daily News and Analysis. 25 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  10. ^ a b "Mardaani 2 first look: Rani Mukerji returns as Bollywood's most intense cop. See pic". Hindustan Times. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 27 March 2019.
  11. ^ "Vikram Singh Chauhan joins the cast of Rani Mukerji's 'Mardaani 2'!". ABP Live. 3 April 2019. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  12. ^ "'Yeh Hai Mohabbatein' fame Shruti Bapna bags role in Rani Mukerji's 'Mardaani 2'". ABP Live. 29 March 2019. Retrieved 4 April 2019.
  13. ^ "Mardaani 2: Rani Mukerji set for an action-packed schedule in Rajasthan". Bollywood Hungama. 24 April 2019. Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  14. ^ "राजस्थान की भयानक गर्मी में मर्दानी-2 की शूटिंग कर रहीं रानी मुखर्जी, 42 डिग्री तापमान में कर रहीं एक्शन सीन्स". Times Now News 18 (in Hindi). 15 May 2019. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  15. ^ Singh, Raghuvendra (15 May 2019). "Interesting updates from the sets of Rani Mukerji's Mardaani 2". Filmfare. Retrieved 15 May 2019.
  16. ^ "Mardaani 2: Rani Mukerji bonds with crew as she wraps up Rajasthan schedule, see picture". India TV News. 29 May 2019. Retrieved 30 May 2019.
  17. ^ "Mardaani 2 First Look Reveals Rani Mukerji's Impressive Cop Avatar, See Here". News18. 30 April 2019. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  18. ^ "Mardaani 2 - Rani Mukerji - Date Announcement Teaser - Releasing 13 Dec 2019". YouTube. Rajshri Marathi. 29 September 2019.
  19. ^ "Rani Mukerji's Mardaani 2 teaser to be attached with Hrithik Roshan-Tiger Shroff's War". India Today. 27 September 2019. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  20. ^ "Mardaani 2: Teaser of Rani Mukerji's 2014 cop thriller sequel to be attached with YRF's upcoming action film War- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. 27 September 2019.
  21. ^ "Mardaani 2 - Official Trailer - Rani Mukerji - Releasing 13 December 2019". 14 November 2019. Retrieved 14 November 2019 – via YouTube.
  22. ^ "Mardaani 2 trailer: Rani Mukerji drops the F-bomb, hunts a serial rapist". Hindustan Times. 14 November 2019. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  23. ^ "'Mardaani 2' trailer: The gripping Rani Mukerji starrer will keep you at the edge of your seats". The Times of India. 14 November 2019. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  24. ^ "Mardaani 2 Trailer: Rani Mukherjee is Back as Fierce Policewoman Out to Nab a Serial Rapist L". News18. 14 November 2019. Retrieved 15 November 2019.
  25. ^ Yash Raj Films [@yrf] (10 August 2019). "#Mardaani2 starring #RaniMukerji as Shivani Shivaji Roy releasing in theatres near you on 13th December 2019. #Mardaani2OnDecember13" (Tweet) – via Twitter.

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