First weekend box office collection: Rani Mukherji's ‘Hichki’ earns Rs 15.35 core


Rani Mukherji’s ‘Hichki’ earned Rs 15.35 crore in the opening weekend. Made on a budget of 20 crore, the movie earned Rs 15.35 crore in three days of its release. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted the figures and wrote, “#Hichki finds appreciation from audience and applause from critics... Goes from strength to strength with each passing day... Will have to stay stronger over weekdays now... Fri 3.30 cr, Sat 5.35 cr, Sun 6.70 cr. Total: ? 15.35 cr [961 screens]. India biz."

Rani had earlier said, “This box office validation gives me incredible confidence to continue my journey as a working mother who can aim to balance her professional and personal life to a T.”

The film garnered Rs 3.30 crore on day one, it collected  Rs 5.35 crore and Rs 6.70 crore on Saturday and Sunday respectively. 

'Hichki' released on 961 screens across the country is based on Brad Cohen’s book ‘Front of the Class’.  Rani plays the role of an aspiring teacher who suffers from Tourette Syndrome.