Mumbai, May 30 (Ajit Weekly News) National Award winning director Nitesh Tiwari, along with Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, has joined hands with Star Studios, Ronnie Screwvala and Siddharth Roy Kapur to produce a young-adult comedy drama titled ‘Bas Karo Aunty!’.
The film is an adaptation of Varun Agarwal’s bestseller ‘How I Braved Anu Aunty and Co-Founded a Million Dollar Company.’
‘Bas Karo Aunty!’ stars Ishwak Singh and Mahima Makwana in the lead. Helmed by debutant filmmaker Abhishek Sinha, it is written by Nitesh Tiwari and Nikhil Mehrotra.
The movie is about a real-life experience of millennials and today’s youth and their dilemma, the thrills, risks, and romance of embarking on a new life path and chasing one’s dreams; it tells a hilarious and inspiring story through witty millennial banter and capturing the zeitgeist and entrepreneurial spirit of young India.
Nitesh Tiwari and Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari say: “We found Varun Agarwal’s journey quite captivating, and I’m thrilled about mounting this film on the story of a budding entrepreneur.”
“Our film captures the mood and zeitgeist of the nation: India is young, jubilant, and enterprising, and ‘Bas Karo, Aunty!’ is the perfect response to anyone trying to impede this spirit of enterprise!”
‘Bas karo Aunty!’ is a joyous story with a young fresh appeal, and we are happy to associate once again with leading content forces – Nitesh Tiwari, Ronnie Screwvala, Siddharth Roy Kapur and Ashwiny IyerTiwari to present this fun entertainer!” *said Bikram Duggal, Head of Studios,Disney Star.*
Filled with fun, emotional and inspiring coming of age moments, the film’s shoot has started recently and will be shot across Mumbai.
Siddharth Roy Kapur of Roy Kapur Films added: ‘Bas Karo Aunty!’ is a film that has the potential to resonate across the young generation that has embraced the hustle culture worldwide. While most people of this generation are navigating their careers and figuring out their skill set, they’re pitted against powerful odds.The meddlesome Anu Aunty is a personification of those obstacles. This is astory of joy and triumph, and I’m happy to have aligned forces with Bikram, Nitesh, Ronnie and Abhishek to tell this story.”
“Premised on a funny and inspiring story that is sure to hit it off with people who have an entrepreneurial streak,” said Ronnie Screwvala – RSVP.
Director Abhishek Sinha shared: “Nothing beats the thrill of bringing a relatable story to the audience for a filmmakera This film is our cinematic salute to everyone brave enough to go after their dreams.”
Produced by Star Studios, RSVP, Roy Kapur Films and Earthsky Pictures, directed by Abhishek Sinha, and starring Ishwak Singh and Mahima Makwana, Bas Karo Aunty! is set in and shot all over Mumbai.
–Ajit Weekly News