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Nil Battey Sannata (2015)

A story about a single women (a Mom) and dreams on her Daughter.

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Nitesh Tiwari (story), Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari (screenplay & dialogue) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Swara Bhaskar ... Chanda Sahay
Ratna Pathak Shah ... Dr. Diwan (as Ratna Pathak)
Riya Shukla ... Apeksha Sahay
Pankaj Tripathi ... Principal Shrivastava (as Pankaj Tripathy)
Neha Prajapati Neha Prajapati ... Sweety
Prashant Tiwari Prashant Tiwari ... Pintu
Vishal Nath Vishal Nath ... Amar
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ganesh Kumar Ganesh Kumar ... Hindi teacher
Sanjay Suri ... District Collector
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Storyline

Appu is a class 10th student and is giving up on studies, because she knows her mother will not be able to provide for her higher studies. Her mother tries hard and even enrolled her for maths tuition but Appu thinks only children of rich parents become doctors or engineers and believes she'll end up being a maid too like her mother. But one day her mother gets a chance to continue her Education.. Written by Mohammed Naushad

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Genres:

Drama | Family

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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

22 April 2016 (India) See more »

Also Known As:

Chanda, une mère indienne See more »

Filming Locations:

Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Sound Mix:

Stereo (Songs Mixed by Chester Misquitta @Pluginn Studio's)| Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Nil battey sannat is being remade in Tamil with the title "Amma Kanakku" See more »

Goofs

In the final scene, UPSC Interviewer says to Apeksha that she opted Maths as optional subject in Mains exam and scored good marks. In reality, the UPSC interview panel doesn't know how much marks a candidate has scored in mains exam. See more »

Quotes

Chanda Sahay: What do you Want to be?Tell me, dear... you must have thought something.
Apeksha Sahay: What's to think?
Chanda Sahay: Tell me
Apeksha Sahay: I will be a maid.
Chanda Sahay: What will you be? Maid?
Apeksha Sahay: A engineer's son becomes an engineer... and a doctor's son, becomes a doctor.What else can a maid's daughter he? Maid. It's that simple.
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Connections

References Taare Zameen Par (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Murabba
Lyrics: Manoj yadav
Singer: Neuman Pinto
Composed by: Rohan-Vinayak
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A movie amazingly written and incredibly presented. !!
1 May 2016 | by srihariashSee all my reviews

I didn't expected much from this but the movie turned out to be amazing ! The relationship between a poor (maid) mother and her daughter has been beautifully presented.The characters came out pretty well.The cinematography and direction are also quite impressive.Considering that this is the first movie of the director, this is very good.The movie beautifully moves on contrasting the ambitious Chanda and ambition less Apu. Movie revolves around the mother daughter duo. Movies like this are quite a rare in bollywood and definitely lacked attention from audiences. But good movies like these must not be underrated. Do yourself a favor. Go watch this movie. It will leave you cherished for sure. The film has some light moments as well as some emotional ones. But, at last everything comes even as it teaches you what life actually is.A must watch


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