Rani Mukerji, who kick-started the promotions of her upcoming film Mardaani on 5th August, was spotted in the land of Rani Lakshmibai.The feisty actress who had planned the entire visit to Jhansi went to her homeland after 20 years. Jhansi is significant to Rani as she has a lot of memories of the place. Also, the city has a strong characteristic which has a relevance to her character in the film.
The actress received a very warm welcome from the people of Jhansi. Rani also felicitated Pushpa Yadav , a woman sub-inspector of Jhansi, near the fort.Rani for the first time will be seen playing the role of a cop. Mardaani is a very gripping and gritty film which will be touching the sensitive topic of Human Trafficking.The film is set to release on 22nd August 2014