National award-winning director Nitesh Tiwari, along with Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, has teamed up 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”.
‘Down Karo Aunty!’ stars Ishwak Singh and Mahima Makwana in the lead. Directed by rookie filmmaker Abhishek Sinha, it is written by Nitesh Tiwari and Nikhil Mehrotra.
The film is about real-life experience of millennials and today’s youth and their dilemma, thrills, risks and romance of embarking on a new life path and pursuing their 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 to be quite captivating, and I’m thrilled to edit this film about the story of an aspiring entrepreneur.”
“Our film captures the nation’s mood and zeitgeist: India is young, jubilant and enterprising, and ‘Bas Karo, Aunty!’ is the perfect answer to anyone trying to get in the way of that entrepreneurial spirit!”
‘Bas karo Aunty!’ is a joyous story with a young and fresh appeal, and we’re happy to once again partner with key content forces – Nitesh Tiwari, Ronnie Screwvala, Siddharth Roy Kapur and Ashwiny IyerTiwari to showcase this fun artist!” *said Bikram Duggal , Head of Studios ,Disney Star.*
Filled with fun, moving and inspiring coming of age moments, filming for the film has recently started 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 with the younger generation who have embraced hustle culture around the world. As most people in this generation navigate their careers and discover their skills, they face powerful obstacles. The resourceful Anu Aunty is a personification of these obstacles. It is a story of joy and triumph, and I am happy to have aligned our forces with Bikram, Nitesh, Ronnie and Abhishek to tell this story.”
“Based on a fun and inspiring story that is sure to appeal to people with an entrepreneurial spirit,” said Ronnie Screwvala – RSVP.
Director Abhishek Sinha shared, “Nothing beats the thrill of telling a relatable story to audiences for a filmmaker. This film is our cinematic salvation to anyone brave enough to pursue 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 up and filmed all over Mumbai.
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