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Rani Mukerji's Hichki stands tall, crosses Rs 200 crore mark globally

The film is a huge hit in the Chinese market.

Rani Mukerji's Hichki stands tall, crosses Rs 200 crore mark globally
Photo courtesy: Film Poster

New Delhi: Rani Mukerji's comeback venture 'Hichki' left quite an impression at the Indian Box office. The film released in India on March 23, 2018 and was well-received by audience as well as critics. It became one of the top grossers of 2018 after 'Padmaavat', 'PadMan', 'Raid' and 'Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety'. The film is produced under the Yash Raj Films banner and hit the screens in China on October 12.

'Hichki' has won hearts internationally as well as it has now crossed Rs 200 mark globally! Its net worldwide collection is Rs 209.72 crore. 

Noted trade analyst Taran Adarsh announced shared the collections of the film on his Twitter handle, writing, "#Hichki crosses ₹ 200 cr mark globally...
#India GrossBOC: ₹ 58 cr
#Overseas GrossBOC: ₹ 20 cr [excluding China]
#China GrossBOC: ₹ 131.72 cr [till 30 Oct 2018; still running]
#Worldwide GrossBOC: ₹ 209.72 cr"

While its domestic collections stand at Rs 58 crore, it became a superhit in China and went on to collect Rs 131 crore alone there. In fact, the Rani Mukerji starrer became the sixth Indian feat to achieve the feat, after 'Dangal', 'Secret Superstar', 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan', Hindi Medium' and 'PK'. In addition, it is the only Indian film led by a female protagonist to cross 100 crore mark at Chinese Box Office. 

The film is about the life of Naina Mathur, a school teacher who suffers from a rare Tourette Syndrome. Her condition causes her to make uncontrollable sounds likened to hiccups. Shunned by the world, Naina finally finds acceptance in a bunch of students who are also the victims of oppression from the society. Naina and her students then embark on a mission to show the world that they are no less than anyone else out there.

The Siddharth Malhotra directorial, which was screened at the Shanghai International Film Festival in June this year, will be releasing in Hong Kong on November 8.