'Hichki' sets to premiere in China on October 12
Bollywood star Rani Mukerji's critically-acclaimed film "Hichki" is set to release in China on October 12. Directed by Siddharth P Malhotra, the film has been titled "Teacher with Hiccup" for the release in the neighbouring country.
The Yash Raj Films project, produced by Maneesh Sharma, is a story of an aspiring teacher played by Rani, who suffers from Tourette syndrome. The actor is excited how social dramas from India are finding a connect with audiences in China.
"It's truly amazing when films can cross over to different cultures and languages because of its universal story. 'Hichki' is a reflection of society, a reflection of how we all have weaknesses and we need to overcome them to make the world a better place. Social dramas find a connect with audiences in China and I am hopeful that my film with resonate with everyone especially the teachers, students and parents," she said in a statement.
China has emerged as a huge market for Indian films after the spectacular success of "Dangal", "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", "Hindi Medium" and "Secret Superstar".