'Lost My Baby Five Months Into Pregnancy': Rani Mukerji On Her Miscarriage

Rani Mukerji was pregnant with her second child during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020.

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Rani Mukerji recently revealed at an event that she was pregnant with her second child during the pandemic in 2020 but had a miscarriage in the fifth month. Rani opened up about the incident at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne.


As per a report in Business Today, Rani revealed that she had a miscarriage during the pandemic in 2020. She also added that she had not spoken about the tragic incident earlier because she did not want it to be reduced to a promotional gimmick during the release of her film Mrs Chatterjee vs Norway. She said:

“Maybe this is the first time I am making this revelation because in today’s world every aspect of your life is discussed publicly, and becomes an agenda for talking about your film to get more eyeballs. Obviously, I didn’t speak about this when I was promoting the film because it would have come across as me trying to speak about a personal experience that would propel the film… so, it was around the year when Covid-19 struck. It was 2020. I got pregnant with my second baby at the end of 2020 and I unfortunately lost my baby five months into my pregnancy."

She went on to add, “After I lost my baby, Nikhil (Advani) would have called me probably like 10 days later. He told me about the story and I kind of immediately… not that I had to have the loss of a child to feel the emotion but sometimes there is a film in the right time of what you are going through personally to be able for you to connect with it instantly. When I heard the story, I was in disbelief. I never thought in a country like Norway an Indian family would have had to go through."

Rani married producer-director Aditya Chopra in 2014 and they welcomed their daughter Adira a year later.

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