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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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Chanda Sahay
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Dr. Diwan
Riya Shukla ...
Apeksha Sahay
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Principal Shrivastava
Neha Prajapati ...
Sweety
Prashant Tiwari ...
Pintu
Vishal Nath ...
Amar
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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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Swara Bhaskar won best actress award at the 2015 Silk Road International Film Festival. 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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Maula
Lyrics: Manoj yadav
Singer: Nandini Srikar
Composed by: Rohan-Vinayak
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Selfless Love of a Mother can do wonders!
28 April 2016 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Excellent film!

A motivational film where a mother motivates her daughter to do something worthwhile in life.

The mother is just a 'kaam wali bai' (maid, helper) plus she does many other kinds of odd jobs so that she can educate her daughter to become something – either a doctor or engineer!

But the daughter was least interested in studies! She had befriended couple of weak students of her class and all they rather loved it when the teacher sent them out of the class as punishment.

She got poor grades and she was more interested to watch TV and paste the pictures of her favourite actors! Her mother was ambitious to see her daughter do something much better than her at least.

When she asks her daughter as to what she wants to become in future, she replied that she wanted to become a governess or nanny because they pay well! This shocked her mother and circumstances were then created in such a manner that the daughter slowly and gradually becomes interested in studies, makes friends with intelligent students of the class – plus even her weak friends got interested in studies!

She later hacks the IAS examination !

Movie showed the power of positive motivation and also the fact that in order to motivate someone, you need not be some Oxford pass out but just plain simple – even less educated person but with a heart full of love and a firm belief that hard work and patience will definitely show results!

**the word Nil is zero, battey - divided by and sannata is again nothing or zero .. so the answer 'become nothing' or 'become zero, the infinite'.


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