Hichki




Release: 2018
Drama
Language: Hindi
Director(s): Siddharth P Malhotra
Producer(s): Maneesh Sharma
Production Company: Yash Raj Films,
Music Director(s): Jasleen Royal
Plot
"Hichki" is a story about a woman who turns her most daunting weakness into her biggest strength. Naina Mathur (Rani Mukerji) is an aspiring teacher who suffers from Tourette Syndrome. After several interviews and numerous rejections, she lands her dream job as a full-time teacher in one of the most...More
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Asif Basra
Hussain Dalal

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Take all the underdog students and hero teacher films and add a dose of Right To Education and a give the teacher Tourettes so we also learn to empathise with differently abled people. The film checks all the boxes of stereotypes and yet only a couple of scenes manage to touch you. It's neither Dangerous Minds, nor is it To Sir With Love. Rani Mukherji needed a stronger, smarter script. (Manisha Lakhe-NOWRUNNING) Read Full Review

Rani Mukerji Does Well In A Predictable And Cliched Film. (Raja Sen-ndtv) Read Full Review

With a predictable screenplay of the film, director Siddharth P Malhotra still manages to narrate an emotional story of a woman who aspires to become a school teacher and is suffering from Tourette syndrome. (Rohit Bhatnagar-Deccan Chronicles) Read Full Review

Based on Brad Cohen and Lisa Wysocky's book Front of the Class, which was previously adapted for a television movie by Hallmark, Hichki is an out-and-out Rani show. Her heft and hunger to excel in an exhausted premise infuses dynamism in a burned-out premise of dysfunctional schoolchildren and tenacious teachers. Sadly though, Siddharth P Malhotra doesn't take Hichki in any direction films of this nature haven't already been before. (Sukanya Varma-rediff) Read Full Review

Hichki had the potential to be more than just a classroom saga. It does touch upon Naina’s personal struggles and her conflicted relationship with her father. But it could’ve explored these aspects a lot more. For all its shortcomings, the movie still has plenty of freshness, insights and emotional intelligence. (Rachit Gupta-Times Of India) Read Full Review

Rani Mukerji’s film could have been so much more, but melodrama overpowers everything. Hichki is a well intentioned film that will give you ample opportunities to wipe tears, but it doesn’t make a strong comment. (Rohit Vats -Hindustan Times) Read Full Review

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