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Rani Mukerji on Black's Netflix premiere - 'People who missed watching it will be able to see the magic now at the click of a button'

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Black, also starring Amitabh Bachchan, celebrates its 19th anniversary with a Netflix release.

Rani Mukerji on Black's Netflix premiere - 'People who missed watching it will be able to see the magic now at the click of a button'
Rani Mukerji in a still from Black

Last Updated: 03.26 PM, Feb 04, 2024


Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Black, a masterpiece that will never go out of style, is celebrating its 19th year with Applause Entertainment as producers. The film exemplifies the visionary filmmaker's unmatched vision, cinematic genius, and storytelling ability, and it continues to resonate with audiences.

Bhansali's cinematic vision and storytelling mastery

Even after over two decades since its premiere, Black continues to linger in the collective memory of cinephiles due to its captivating storyline and the outstanding performances given by the renowned Amitabh Bachchan and the gifted Rani Mukerji. Indeed, Bhansali's skill in crafting a moving and aesthetically beautiful story that delves into the intricacies of human emotions is the film's true beauty.

In a social media post commemorating the 19th anniversary, superstar Amitabh Bachchan said, "T 4910—in the living brilliance of Sanjay Leela Bhansali and the beauty of its concept and realisation."

Rani Mukerji's personal reflection on Black

The film Black had a significant effect on Rani Mukerji's career and personal development, as she said in a statement. Having to learn and adapt to sign language for even the most basic of chores was an eye-opening and humbling experience. Because of everything it taught the actor about gratitude and life, Black will always hold a special place in her heart. For Rani, without a doubt, one of the most unforgettable experiences of my life was working with Amitabh Bachchan. Sharing screen space with him and getting to see him give his all was, in and of itself, a masterclass. Having the opportunity to collaborate with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, her beloved film director... In her opinion, Black is among his most accomplished films. 

According to Rani, generations of moviegoers, actors, and fans will be able to enjoy his work on Black for the rest of time. For as long as anyone remembers her, the film will be one of her tent poles. What makes her happiest is that it's finally dropping on Netflix, so those who weren't able to catch the first run can experience the enchantment of Black with just a click.


A new avenue for generations to experience its magic

A new generation of moviegoers will be able to enjoy the enchantment of Black now that it's available on Netflix. By releasing it on the streaming platform on its 19th anniversary, the film not only honours Sanjay Leela Bhansali's reputation as an Indian cinema genius but also makes sure that the film's influence reaches people all over the world.

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