Actress Amala Paul, who is awaiting the release of director Pandiraj’s Pasanga 2, is reportedly playing one of the leads in the Tamil remake of the Bollywood film Nil Battey Sannata. Nil Battey Sannata is a mother-daughter story starring Swara Baskar, Ratna Pathak Shah, and Pankaj Tripathi. According to a TOI report, Amala Paul will essay the role of the daughter, while actress Revathi is being approached to play the role of her mother. Shooting of the remake will commence next month. The film will be jointly produced by Anand L Rai and Dhanush.
Nil Battey Sannata, directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, is an emotional story about the steps a poor single mother takes to ensure that her daughter gets the best opportunities in life. The film has been screened at a number of international film festivals, including the Silk Road film festival in China, the BFI London Film Festival, and the International Rome Film Festival.