Rani Mukerji is promoting her upcoming film Hichki in Ahmedabad today. In Hichki, Rani will be essaying the role of a teacher who suffers from Tourette syndrome. As a part of film promotion, Rani was seen enjoying flying kite in Ahmedabad.

Talking about her promotional tour for the film, a source had told to a leading Indian daily, “Rani wants to start her promotions for Hichki on Makar Sankranti, which is a holy day. The festival is dedicated to the Sun God, and it marks the beginning of a six-month long auspicious period known as Uttarayana. It is a day to pray and express thanks for success and prosperity. It couldn’t have been a better day to start the promotions.”

Adding further, the source said, “There is a slew of activities that have been planned. The team wants to drive home the message of the film right from the start. Ahmedabad is the first city that Rani is visiting. She will visit eight more cities to promote Hichki.”

Talking about Rani’s preparation for the role in the film, the source had earlier said, “Rani plays a common girl who has an extraordinary situation and she stares down at the challenge and never backs off when others would mostly crumble. She plays a teacher who practices what she preaches. She tries to bring out the best in her students. Rani drew upon memories of her school days and the friendly, supportive atmosphere that some teachers would build for students in her school to play the part. It was very nostalgic for her as she thanks her students for shaping her up the way she has in life.”