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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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Dr. Diwan (as Ratna Pathak)
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Principal Shrivastava (as Pankaj Tripathy)
Neha Prajapati ...
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Prashant Tiwari ...
Pintu
Vishal Nath ...
Amar
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District Collector
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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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22 April 2016 (India)  »

Also Known As:

Chanda, une mère indienne  »

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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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Remade as Amma Kanakku (2016) See more »

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Maa
Lyrics: Shreyas Jain ( Sherry )
Singer: Mohan Kannan
Composed by: Rohan-Vinayak
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A Pleasant surprise from Bollywood
9 July 2016 | by See all my reviews

This film coming from a too much commercialized Bollywood is a pleasant surprise. Well crafted script and good direction and excellent performance from the lead actress makes it a memorable movie.

It portrays beautifully the dreams of a widow mother about her only daughter and her fight using limited capabilities to achieve the same.

Swara bhasker as mother of a teenager did an excellent job and it is hard to believe that it is her first movie in a lead role.

Director has also succeeded in getting the natural performance from theyoung artist's. performance of supporting cast is also good especiallythe head master.

With this film Director Ashwini Iyer tripathi can pull a chair and sitin the front row of current Bollywood directors.

This film has got a message which is important for north Indian villages. For sure this film will bring tears at least once while watching it.


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