Nil Battey Sannata (English: Nil Divided by Silence; Uttar Pradesh slang for “Good For Nothing”), also sometimes known as The New Classmate, is a 2016 Indian comedy drama film directed by Ashwini Iyer Tiwari in her debut feature, and produced by Anand L. Rai, Ajay Rai, and Alan McAlex under the banners of Colour Yellow and JAR Pictures. Swara Bhaskar essays the lead role of Chanda Sahay, a high-school drop-out household maid and single mother of a sullen young girl named Apeksha played by Ria Shukla. The film sets to deliver the message that everyone has a right to dream and change their lives, irrespective of social status.
Movie Information: Nil Battey Sannata (2015)
Director: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari
Writers: Nitesh Tiwari, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari
Stars: Swara Bhaskar, Ratna Pathak, Riya Shukla