Naina Mathur (Rani Mukherjee) is an aspiring teacher who suffers from a speech difficulty. This difficulty has led to many rejections in her job interview but she does not give up. After many such interviews and rejections, her perseverance pays off well and she lands up in an elite school as a teacher. But her struggle does not end here, because she has to deal with a group of defiant students in her new job.
Well, this story, we have all guessed from the trailer itself, than why go for the film, if you are wondering, than let us tell you, there is much more in the movie than just the story.
Rani Mukherjee is a teacher who suffers from Tourette Syndrome and the movie beautifully depicts her struggle, both in her personal as well as professional life. She, even though lands up in her dream job, yet there were more hurdles to cross. The students she gets to teach are all defiant and a bunch of no-good students who have been admitted to the elite school, thanks to the education for all program. While her constant ‘waa-waa’ and ‘chak chak’ in her speech due to the neurological disorder was a problem, these kids add some more difficulty to her life. But it is her perseverance that takes her to the success route.
What you cannot miss in this movie is surely, Rani Mukherjee’s performance. She plays Naina Mathur effortlessly, starting from the hiccups to the knocks on the chin. There have been many moments which could have turned out into a dramatic one, but it is Rani Mukherjee who makes the scene stand out. Even the young cast who played the students acted wonderfully .
Hichki has the potential to be more than just a classroom drama. The movie explores many levels of emotion, and trust us it has been wonderfully depicted. The movie, though have some shortcomings, yet it is full of freshness and emotional intelligence, making it a must watch, if you are fond of movies with emotional values.