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The New Classmate

A Film by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

Technical details : 2015 - India - Drama - DCP - 2.35 - 96 min.

Cast : Swara Bhaskar, Ratna Pathak Shah, Pankaj Tripathi, Riya Shukla

Languages : Hindi

Producers : Ajay G. Rai, Alan McAlex, Sanjay Shetty and Nitesh Tiwari

SYNOPSIS

Behind the magnificent Taj Mahal lies a cluster of dingy homes where Chanda (35), a domestic help, lives with her 14-year-old daughter Appu. Chanda aspires and dreams that her daughter will study and embrace a better fate. When Appu tells her she wants to quit school and become a maid like her, Chanda takes a strong decision: she will herself go back to school, and even join the class of her daughter.

BFI London 2015
Official Selection

Silk Road International
Film Festival

SYNOPSIS

Behind the magnificent Taj Mahal lies a cluster of dingy homes where Chanda (35), a domestic help, lives with her 14-year-old daughter Appu. Chanda aspires and dreams that her daughter will study and embrace a better fate. When Appu tells her she wants to quit school and become a maid like her, Chanda takes a strong decision: she will herself go back to school, and even join the class of her daughter.

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