A sequel to the crime comedy was reportedly in the works since long but things have materialised only now.Currently, Rani Mukerji is busy shooting for Mardaani 2 in Kota, Rajasthan. After busting a child trafficking racket in the first part, the sequel will see Rani reprising in the role of the fearless and committed Superintendent of Police, Shivani Shivaji Roy. This time around, Rani will have a face-off with a merciless villain, who will be just 21-year old. As the fierce cop Shivani, Rani will be locked in a vicious battle with the antagonist who knows no mercy. Produced by Aditya Chopra, this will be Rani’s next release after the blockbuster Hichki. Mardaani 2 marks the directorial debut of Gopi Puthran, the writer of the first part of this cop drama.