Rani Mukerji is known for creating off-beat and impactful films which never fail to stun and thrill her audiences. And now she’s back at it! Her all new Hichki comes out this May 23rd and we cannot wait to lap up this beautiful tale of a teacher who transforms her biggest weakness into her greatest strength. If you aren’t already convinced, check out these seven reasons explaining why Hichki simply cannot be missed:
A Compelling Plotline
The plot for Hichki revolves around Naina Mathur (Rani Mukerji), an aspiring teacher who is diagnosed with Tourette syndrome. After several interviews and numerous rejections, she finally lands her dream job as a full-time teacher in one of the most prestigious schools in the city. However, she soon finds herself amidst a bunch of troublemaking students who posed a serious challenge for her. The movie takes us through Naina’s journey of earning respect in the eyes of the students and becoming the teacher she always envisioned herself to be.
A Major Comeback
Rani Mukerji is one of the most versatile actors in Bollywood. She has portrayed roles ranging from the college student Tina in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai to the tough Senior Inspector Shivani Shivaji Roy in Mardaani. Mukerji is known for her powerful portrayal of women in many of her films and has left an impression upon the audience as well as critics. Now, she is back hitting the screens with Hichki. This is an exciting comeback for Rani Mukerji as the expectations are set sky high.
An Inspirational Story
Hichki is primarily a tale of remarkable perseverance. It shows us how success could be achieved by defying all odds. Naina Mathur perseveres to land her dream job as a teacher and continues working hard to earn a place for herself. Hichki is a story of passion which we all can take inspiration from. The plot is bound to move you and stay with you for all time to come.
A Glimpse into Tourette Syndrome
Naina Mathur, the protagonist of the movie is diagnosed with the Tourette syndrome. It is rare for Bollywood to shell out movies of such nature. Movies like Black and Taare Zameen Par aren’t frequently made by this industry. Rani Mukerji’s Hichki provides us with this unique opportunity to understand the life of a person diagnosed with the the disability. This movie is going to be a true game changer and pave a new path in Bollywood’s filmmaking.
Based on a True Story
That’s right! The movie is based on the real life tale of Brad Cohen, an American author who is diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome. Hichki is the second adaptation of Cohen’s life after the 2008 American movie, Front of the Class. Both the movies are originally adapted from Cohen’s much acclaimed book, Front of the Class: How Tourette Syndrome Made Me the Teacher I Never Had.
The Perfect Post-Exam Treat!
After days of extreme hard work, it is time for to treat yourselves. With the exams coming towards an end for many, Hichki should be your perfect way to relax. The plot of the movie is something to which both teachers and students will be able to relate. Watch this amazing story of how Naina Mathur gains the confidence of the notorious students of her class and helps them improve dramatically.
Yet Another Stellar Performance
The last time Rani Mukerji played the role of a disabled individual, she awed both audiences and critics alike. We are referring to the stellar Black, where Mukerji performed alongside the legendary Amitabh Bachchan. The impeccable performance from Rani leaves a mark and stays with you. The manner how she portrayed the expressions was truly spectacular to watch. With her upcoming Hichki, the audience will see the actor playing an individual with Tourette Syndrome. Mukerji’s performance is expected to be remarkable and hence, should not be missed out.
So there you are! Hichki should be an exciting and refreshing experience from Bollywood and we should not miss it. The movie is slated to hit screens this March 23rd.