Rani Mukerji on the importance of Hichki and playing a character with Tourette Syndrome

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In her new film, Hichki releasing on March 23rd, Rani Mukerji plays a very special and challenging character. The acclaimed actress plays the role of Naina Mathur who has a nervous system disorder, Tourette Syndrome that forces an individual to make involuntary repetitive movements or sounds.

Hichki is based on the outstanding autobiography by Brad Cohen titled Front of the Class and is directed by Siddharth P. Malhotra. A feel-good, uplifting and inspiring story, Hichki is about the positive attitude of turning one’s weakness into a strength, and taking on challenges head on. In the film Rani plays a teacher who practices what she preaches. She tries to bring out the best in her students.

Check out this cool video to see how Rani Mukerji made Tourette’s a part of her character and even more amazing why she thinks this character and film is so important

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