Bollywood star Rani Mukerji made her film debut more than 15 years ago.

Over the years the actress has delivered a number of outstanding performances, in a wide variety of roles and situations... all of which are testament to her love for cinema. Films like "Bunty Aur Babli", "Hum Tum" and "No One Killed Jessica" are good examples of her range of roles.

Then, of course, there are films like "Laaga Chunari Mein Daag", which won her critical acclaim.

Rani, who always seems a near-perfect mix of fun and maturity, turns 34 on Wednesday. She is still single but has been repeatedly linked to producer Aditya Chopra.

She has kept a low-profile of late and has not been seen in too many films over the past few years. However, she does appear to be set to make a comeback... with "Aiyaa" and "Talaash" in the pipeline...

She was not popular initially but with the success of films like "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" "Black", "Hum Tum" and "Veer Zara", she proved her versatility.Reuters
Bollywood actress Rani Mukherjee poses for a picture in Mumbai (Credit: Reuters)Reuters
Bollywood actress Rani Mukherjee poses for a picture in MumbaiReuters
Bollywood actress Rani Mukherjee gestures in MumbaiReuters
Bollywood actress Rani Mukherjee poses for a picture in MumbaiReuters