Mrs. Chatterjee vs Norway is an upcoming film starring Rani Mukerji. Ashima Chibber, of Mere Dad Ki Maruti fame, will direct the film, which is billed as an unsung narrative about a mother’s war against a whole country. The actress left India for shooting on abroad locations today.
Sources close to the project say, “Rani is set to start shooting the film in the next couple of days. She has done intensive preparation for the film which will be revealed in due course of time.”
Rani’s role in ‘Mrs Chatterjee vs Norway’ is said to be a complete author-backed role.
“Rani will be out of the country for over a month for this shoot. She has been waiting to start this project which is extremely close to her heart,” the source adds.
“I started my career with ‘Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat’, which was a woman-centric film, and coincidentally in my 25th year, I’m announcing a film that is also centered around a woman’s resolve to fight against all odds and take on a country,” she added.
According to reports, the film is based on a true occurrence from 2011. It is supposed to be based on the case of Abhigyan and Aishwarya Bhattacharya, the children of Sagarika and Anurup Bhattacharya, who were taken away from them by Norwegian welfare services on the grounds of gross parental neglect. The children were returned to their paternal uncle in India in 2012 after intervention by the Indian government.