Helmed by Gopi Puthran, Mardaani 2 is all set for a theatrical release in India on December 13. The crime thriller is a sequel to Rani Mukerji's 2014 film Mardaani. The trailer of the film is impressively hard-hitting and is massively appreciated by the audiences for picking such a genuine subject relevant in recent times. Mardaani 2 is clashing with Emraan Hashmi, Rishi Kapoor's suspense thriller The Body. It is also clashing with Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart's Hollywood movie Jumanji: The Next Level. The first instalment did a life-time collection of Rs 35 crores in the Indian circuit and with a much stronghold, Mardaani 2 is expected to rake a notch higher than its predecessor. Mardaani 2 Star Rani Mukerji Meets Special Night Patrol Police in Mumbai (View Pics)
Mardaani 2 would face some serious competition from past week release rom-com Pati Patni Aur Woh which is enjoying a great run at the box-office. The Kartik Aaryan, Bhumi Pednekar and Ananya Pandey film have already minted Rs 41 crores in its first four days of release and it would slightly affect the Rani Mukerji starrer at the ticket window. Rani Mukerji's last outing Hichki did well at the Indian BO with a life-time collection of Rs 46 crores. With Mardaani 2, Rani Mukerji would be looking to register yet another solo hit to her name. Just before you plan to watch Mardaani 2 in the cinema near you, here is everything you need to know about the Rani Mukerji Film. ‘Mardaani 2′ Brings Awareness Among Women to Beware of the Unwanted Danger’, Says Rani Mukerji.
Mardaani 2 marks Rani Mukerji reprising the titular role of police officer Shivani Shivaji Roy. The crime thriller also stars Vishal Jethwa, Vikram Singh Chauhan, Shruti Bapna, Rajesh Sharma and Deepika Amin in supporting roles.
Mardaani 2 is set on the backdrop of Kota Rajasthan where a juvenile psychopath is on a gruesome rape-murder spree of young female students. This calls in Shivani Shivaji Roy as Rani Mukerji to solve this challenging case under her domain.
Here's the trailer of Mardaani 2
Mardaani 2 is made on an estimated budget of Rs 25 crores including print and advertising cost. Which means the Rani Mukerji film has to enter the Rs 50 crores club to be called a 'super hit'.
Mardaani 2 is expected to open well at the box-office. LatestLY predicts Mardaani 2's opening day numbers to be somewhere around Rs 4 - 6 crores. The film would easily gross the Rs 15 crores mark in its opening weekend.
Reviewing Rani Mukerji's Mardaani 2, our reviewer Sreeju Sudhakaran wrote 'Mardaani 2 is effective, thrilling and powerful, with fantastic performances from Rani Mukerji and the young Vishal Jethwa. It isn't easy to watch, especially some of the brutalities that are shown or discussed.' Click here to read the full movie review.