Mumbai, June 18: Director Siddharth Malhotra, whose film “Hichki” received a standing ovation at the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), says it was an honour.
Malhotra on Monday shared a few images of the film’s screening over social media, and captioned it: “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 SIFF 2018 at the festival for this experience, from the entire team of ‘Hichki’.”
What an honour &an overwhelming feeling when ur work gets a standing ovation from a foreign audience who simply watches a film with subtitles &gets moved to tears/laughter.. thank u shanghai #siff2018 at the festival for this experience, from the entire team of #hichki @yrf pic.twitter.com/CnZhMAt1ul
— siddharth malhotra (@sidpmalhotra) June 17, 2018
“Hichki”, starring Rani Mukerji as a woman who deals with Tourette syndrome but goes on to become a teacher, was screened as part of The Belt and Road Week at the film festival on June 16.