There are some films which feature in the list of the most awaited films of a particular year of movie buffs. These are the films that are laden with top stars, bankrolled by the biggest of the studios and have A-list directors helming them. Though 'Hichki' was being produced by Yash Raj Films, India's leading film production studio, there was not much buzz about the film. Lead actress Rani Mukerji had not done a film in four years and director Siddharth P Malhotra had directed just one film ('We Are Family') that was a shabby remake of the Hollywood film 'Stepmom'. But, the power of strong content did its trick again. The word of mouth was positive and the film grew from strength to strength with each and is now on its way to be declared a bonafide hit.
Talking about experience of working in the film and her biggest take away from it, Rani Mukerji said, "When I was in school, I did not know what I wanted to do in life. Being a teacher is not something I had thought of becoming but during one of the promotional events when I visited my school, one of the teachers remarked what if I was a teacher. For me, 'Hichki' is a tribute to all the teachers that are there in the world, including the ones that taught me in school and college. I do not think there is a more noble profession than teaching. You are imparting knowledge to young and fresh minds who are going to become the future of this country. To have a love for teaching is a very special quality as you need to have the patience to teach a bunch of children. It is one of the first films which pays a tribute to the profession of teaching in a huge way."
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