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Maths! I don’t know whether it brings you scary memories, but it surely brings to me…Well, with this Maths also taking centre stage, director Ashwini Iyer Tiwari has woven a sweet story of a disobedient teenager and her determined mother. Well, read more to know about Nil Battey Sannatta.
The film revolves around Swara Bhaskar, a single mother, who does tedious works the whole day to give her teenage girl Riya Shukla the much-needed education. Riya has the problem of getting up early for school, and she is a slowcoach who finds it difficult to cope up with mathematics. Swara works as a maid to Ratna Pathak Shah and motivated by the latter and headmaster Pankaj Tripathi, decides to take control of the issue. Does Swara, who is a school dropout, make her stubborn daughter, who is the least interested in academics, come out in flying colors? Watch the movie to know.
Swara Bhaskar leaves a strong impression as the frustrated yet determined mother. The warmth that she diffuses is commendable. She has done her meaty role with great conviction. Riya Shukla, who is a newbie, surprises us with her acting prowess. She does full justice to her character that has negative shades. Pankaj Tripathi gives the comic stint to the film and this, he does with great gusto.
In Nil Battey Sannatta, a part of society is highlighted wherein life is monotonous and where you have to work really hard to make your dreams come true. And the director of the movie, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari lets you be enchanted with the naïve world of Swara.
What’s not there?
Certain moments in the movie could have been handled with subtlety.
A simple film that doesn’t beat around the bush and gives a powerful message….that’s what Nil Battey Sannatta is for you!
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