‘Hichki’ Receives Standing Ovation At Shanghai International Film Festival

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Beijing(PTI): Rani Mukerji-starrer “Hichki” received standing ovation at Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF).

The film, which starred the actor playing a woman struggling with Tourette’s syndrome, was screened on the day one of the festival on June 16.

Director of the film, Siddharth Malhotra was present at the showcase of the movie.

“What an honour and an overwhelming feeling when your work gets a standing ovation from a foreign audience who simply watches a film with subtitles and gets moved to tears/laughter…

“Thank you Shanghai #siff2018 at the festival for this experience, from the entire team of #hichki @yrf,” Malhotra tweeted.
He also shared a collage of photographs from the event.

“Hichki” was screened as part of The Belt and Road Week in China at the festival.

The film, based Brad Cohen’s autobiography “Front of the Class : How Tourette Syndrome Made Me the Teacher I Never Had”, released on March 23

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