‘Mardaani 2’ trailer: Fierce police officer Rani Mukerji out to nab serial rapist

The trailer of ‘Mardaani 2’ is unveiled today and it brings back the fierce police officer Shivani Shivaji Roy and this time she is all set with her gang to nab a deadly serial rapist. The film is inspired from true events and the opens with the fact that 2000 rapes are committed in India by boys under 18 years of age every year, and the figures are only of reported crimes.

The trailer shows Rani Mukherji playing dynamic cop Shivani Shivaji Roy leaving no stone unturned to nab a psycho rapist, who is raped the girls and then brutally killed them. The story takes place in Kota, Rajasthan. Rani and her team leaves no stone unturned to arrest the serial rapist.

Talking about the film, Rani earlier said in a statement, "Mardaani is and will always be extremely close to my heart. Right since its release, everyone has asked me time and again when I would be doing Mardaani 2 and I am sure that this announcement will come as a pleasant surprise to them all. Gopi has written an extraordinary script that we all love and I can't wait to start shooting this film soon."

"Shivani will face a cold, merciless villain who has no empathy, no fear of God and is pure evil. The character has been written superbly and I'm excited to find out who the actor will be," the actress added.

Director Gopi Puthran said, "Rani as Shivani will be seen in a massive showdown with a 21-year-old villain who is an embodiment of pure evil. He is a dangerous criminal who targets women."

The film is a sequel to 2014 film Mardaani. The film has been shot extensively in Kota and Jaipur. Produced by Yash Raj Films, ‘Mardaani 2’ is directed by Gopi Puthran and also stars Vikram Singh Chauhan. The film is slated for a December 13 release.