‘I love being a full-time mother’, says Rani Mukerji

It is rightly said, ‘Motherhood is the best phase of a woman’s life’, and our B-Town actresses express just the same, after embracing the particular phase in their lives. Actress Rani Mukerji who was blessed with a Baby girl and in December 2015 is also enjoying this phase of her life completely. She recently opened up on the exciting phase of motherhood with HT. Said Rani, “When you become a mother, your child gives birth to you as a mother’. I am learning every day as a mother and I am sure my daughter will teach me much more about motherhood. Also, it all depends on her.”

She adds, “Your child should know you as an independent mother and respect you not just for being a mother who looks after them, but also for being independent enough to go out there in the world and work. They will understand that work is important, as they are always like, ‘My parents go out to make a living and come home to spend time with me’.” The actress adds that she loves being a full-time mother, but now wants to get back to work. (Also Read: Rani receives Outstanding Contribution to Cinema Award at Mauritius Cinema Week)

Of late, the actress has been quite busy. For starters, she wrapped the shooting of her comeback flick ‘Hichki’, post which she engrossed herself in Durga Puja celebrations. Then, she shot for a special appearance role in Aanand L Rai’s upcoming untitled flick which stars Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif in the lead. And lastly, she flew down to Mauritius wherein she was bestowed with the Outstanding Contribution to Cinema Award by the Government of the country as a part of its 50th Independence Day celebrations.

Though she doesn’t reveal much about her upcoming movie ‘Hichki’, but says, “There are certain things in the world that thankfully come to our notice because films show them. It is because of films that they come into the larger picture.” The actress who has been a part of strong character-driven films like ‘No One Killed Jessica (2011), ‘Talaash’ (2012) and ‘Mardaani‘ (2014) in the past says, “People get more sensitive about issues when they get relevance”. Sometimes, that works really well. So that will really make a difference when Hichki comes out. Everyone will know what I am talking about once we start the promotions.”

Finally, about her future plans post ‘Hichki’, she says, “If this film does well, it will give me the confidence to do more films, so it all depends what happens next (smiles). It’s always a mystery, because you don’t know what the future holds for you.”