Rani Chatterjee is an Indian actress active in Bhojpuri cinema. She was born on 3rd November 1989 in Mumbai Maharashtra. Rani Chatterjee real name is Sabiha Sheikh and she is not a Bengali. She was christened Rani by directors in order to gain accesses in Bhojpuri cinema where Sabiha Sheikh might not be accepted by the people. The media found it convenient to add Chatterjee as a surname with Rani and she became popular with the name Rani Chatterjee.
She made her debut in 2003 with a Bhojpuri family drama movie Sasura Bada Paisawala with super star Manoj Tiwari. This film was made with a budget of 40 lakhs but it collected more than 2 crores in box office.
This film was superhit and Rani became popular in Bhojpuri cinema. After this film she has never looked back and success kissed her feet. She has acted with all most all Bhojpuri superstars and given many superhit films.
Films of Rani Chatterjee
Sasura Bada Paisawala, Bandhan Tute Na, Damaad Ji,Sita, Tohar Naikhe Kavno Jod Tu Bejod Badu Ho, Devra Bada Satawela, Diljale, Chaila Babu, Phool Banal Angar, Ganga Yamuna Saraswati, Nagin, Rani No. 786, Inspector Chandni, Rani Chali Sasural, Rowdy Rani, Sherni, Prem Deewani, Chandni,Ek Laila Teen Chaila, Dil Deewan Maane Na, Dil Aur Deewar, Maai Ke Karz, Dulaara, Jaanam, Shiv Rakshak.
Hit songs of Rani Chatterjee
Bedroom Song, Choli Ke Hook Raja Ji, Humke Uthala Kora Me, Jornawa Ratia Daal, Chadhati Jawani, Daheej Dekar Kinalle Wani Tohra Ke Sajanwa, Hum Tohra Bin Ji na Sakeli
She receive the best actress of the year award in 2013 for her performance in movie Nagin.
Rani made her Bollywood debut in film life main twist hai which was released on December 2014.
Rani Chatterjee was in lime light for an incident in which she received threatening message from a school teacher name Ajay Pandey. In that message there was a demand for 15 lakhs rupees as extortion money from Rani else she would be killed by black magic. Post investigation of the case police arrested the school teacher who revealed that lyricist Ritu Raj had asked him to do so.
According to police investigation Rani refused to work with a Bhojpuri actor who was close aide with Ritu Raj hence the plan was made to threaten rani. Police arrested Pandey from Barrackpore in west Bengal. Pandey accepted his crime and the arrest of Ritu raj may put more light on involvement of any actor in this case.