The New Classmate

BFI London 2015
Official Selection
Silk Road International
Film Festival

The New Classmate

A Film by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

2015 - India - Drama - DCP - 2.35 - 96 min.

with Swara Bhaskar , Ratna Pathak Shah , Pankaj Tripathi & Riya Shukla

Language: Hindi
Produced by Ajay G. Rai , Alan McAlex & Sanjay Shetty and Nitesh Tiwari

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
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Silk Road International
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