Helmed by Siddharth P Malhotra, Hichki stars Rani Mukerji as an inspiring and self-motivated school teacher named Naina Mathur, who suffers from Tourrete syndrome. The film was released on March 23, 2018, and it opened to positive response from all ends, although the opening day box office collection of the movie remained quite average. Hichki marks the actress’ (who was away from the theatres for a while) comeback to acting after a gap of 4 long years. Rani’s film, that got a thumbs up from critics and audiences, has earned Rs 22.70 crore in 6 days. Also Read - Bunty Aur Babli 2: Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji, Siddhanth Chaturvedi Wrap-up Shooting With a Fun Song
Though Ajay Devgn’s Raid and Kartik Aaryan’s Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety continued their smooth run at the box office, Rani Mukerji-starrer Hichki too managed to hold its own. Film Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh took to his micro-blogging site to share the official collection of Rani Mukerji’s film Hichki and wrote, “#Hichki continues its SUPER RUN… Wed better than Mon and Tue… Fri 3.30 cr, Sat 5.35 cr, Sun 6.70 cr, Mon 2.40 cr, Tue 2.35 cr, Wed 2.60 cr. Total: ₹ 22.70 cr [961 screens]. India biz.” ALSO READ: Hichki Box Office Collection Day 5: Rani Mukerji’s Film Earns Rs 20.10 Crore Also Read - Teachers' Day 2020: Top Bollywood Movies That Celebrate The Essence of Teachers-Students Bonding
Rani Mukerji’s Hichki is based on Cohen’s autobiography ‘Front of the Class : How Tourette Syndrome Made Me the Teacher I Never Had’. In the film, Rani’s story mirrors the life of Cohen, a respected and popular motivational speaker and teacher from the United States. Hichki is bankrolled by Maneesh Sharma under the Yash Raj Films banner. Watch this space for further updates.