Bareilly Ki Barfi director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari: I believe in bringing to the screen real, slice-of-life characters


I wanted to bring that golden age of the cinema.”
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App In the heart of India, things have changed a lot. “We wanted to do justice with the dialogue… I believe in bringing to the screen real, slice-of-life characters. Related News
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Published:July 30, 2017 10:28 am

Bareilly Ki Barfi director, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari wanted to do comedy that is rooted in real life. Tiwari, 37, says she is attracted to this slice-of-life quality of small town India where things are changing rapidly. You attend a wedding and you will see so many fun characters. Her film, slated to release on August 18, centers around a spunky young girl in small town Bareilly and her equations with her family and the two men vying for her attention. “We Indians are an interesting set of people. The director, who made a promising start with her coming-of-age debut Nil Battey Sannata, says she loves the cinema of Woody Allen, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, and Sai Paranjpye, particularly their ability to draw humour from day-to-day life. I wanted the story to be rooted in the sub-culture of our country,” she told PTI in an interview. “When I told Niteshji, he joked, ‘You just finished a film and you are already thinking about your next.’ I was like you never know when a good idea is going to strike. The girls are trendier, they follow the latest fashion and are much more aware about life.” The idea for the film, Tiwari says, came from a book that she was browsing through at an airport and she immediately narrated it to her director husband, Nitesh Tiwari, who is also the co-writer of the film with Shreyas Jain. Here’s all that happenedOn Kriti Sanon’s birthday, Sushant Singh Rajput has the most adorable thing to sayIf trailers are like entrance exams, director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari has passed hers with flying colours with the quirky cool Bareilly Ki Barfi. I want to do comedy that is rooted in real life like the films of Woody Allen, Hrishikesh Mukherjee and Sai Paranjpye. We just don’t notice them.