Rani is a writer, director, actor, filmmaker, teacher, and collaborative interdisciplinary artist. She has been making work for twenty years. Rani's short film, Beautiful Eyes, was screened at Wexner Center's OHIO SHORTS, Chicago Reel International Shorts Festival, and the Athens International Film and Video Festival among others.Her short film, Texting: A Love Story has been accepted to the Maryland International Film Festival, Toronto Short Film Festival, and more. Her feature screenplay, The Three Quarters, won Honorable Mention at the Women's Independent Film Festival. She collaborated on a dance/theater creation in French and English, Les Jeux D'Amour, performed at the Aronoff Center as part of Cincinnati Contemporary Dance Theater's Choreographers Without Companies show. She collaborated with Johnstone New Music Foundation and members of the Columbus Symphony on a dance/theater/music production of the Stravinsky/ Kurt Vonnegut version of A Soldier's Tale. Her six-volume multimedia installation of The Spoon River Anthology was part of Migiwa Orimo's Telephone Booth Project, a finalist for the International Public Art Award. Her solo performance work includes her Julia Child site specific comic character, and the multimedia The New Woman Gets A Room of Her Own: a Performance Lecture with Hats.