The Best Parts

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari on The Power and Pitfalls of Single Motherhood in ‘Nil Battey Sannata’

Episode Notes


Writer-director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari talks about her film ‘Nil Battey Sannata,’ what it means to be a single mother, Chanda’s larger-than-life dreams for a reluctant Apu, and why teens often value their friends more than their parents. 

In TS Studios’ The Best Parts podcast, journalist Genesia Alves dissects our favorite films, with a little help from the people who brought them to life.

About the film: Apeksha hates studying since she thinks it is a futile effort owing to their financial status. To solve this problem, her mother, Chanda, comes up with a unique strategy to motivate her daughter.

Host: Genesia Alves

Producer and Editor: Aditi Patel

Sound Design and Mixing: Vibhav Saraf

Marketing Collateral Design: Vibhav Saraf

Podcast Art Design: Neha Shekhawat

Creative Director: Shrishti Malhotra