Rani Mukerji’s comeback film post motherhood, the super-hit and internationally acclaimed Hichki, has now earned Rs 200 crore worldwide! The heart-warming and inspiring film has a progressive message of beating stereotypes. It features Rani as a determined school teacher, who changes the lives of innocent students from economically backward strata, while dealing with her own nervous system disorder – Tourette Syndrome.
Hichki had first collected Rs 77.7 crore GBO worldwide when it released on 23rd March. Its universal story ensured that the film was not limited by language barriers. The film rode on outstanding reviews and extraordinary word of mouth in every new country that it opened to. Hichki recently opened in China on October 12. It has become a blockbuster there by earning Rs 127. 8 crore GBO so far. By doing so, Hichki recorded an incredible feat as it raced past Aamir Khan’s PK that had collected RMB 120 Mn. Hichki is now the 5th highest grossing Indian film in China by collecting RMB 121 Mn! The total collections of Hichki now stands at Rs 205.5 crore worldwide GBO! The film is now all set to release in Taiwan and Hong Kong.
“The success of a film should always be measured by the number of people it has touched and moved. A good film appeals to everyone, devoid of its language and I’m proud that Hichki is that film from India which is making us all proud. I feel the universal messaging of Hichki has touched the hearts of the audience across the world. It is immensely gratifying to see our gem of a film, with its strong positive message, has appealed to so many people across the globe who have given it so much love. I would like to congratulate the entire team of Hichki and Yash Raj Films for giving me a film that I will cherish forever,” says Rani.
Rani’s brilliant performance has also seen her sweep awards and accolades in India and overseas. Hichki received a standing ovation in China, at the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) and then at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) where Rani was also presented with the Best Actress award.