Can one man not be able to dance like a woman? Men who dance are being labelled as Nachaniya and instead of being hailed as an artist, he is subjected to heaps of insults by being called Nachaniya and on one hand, his art is being insulted.
We are talking about the phase when a man used to dance after decorating himself and dressing himself up like a woman. Though it is his love for his art which draws himself to dance, unfortunately, the society sets out to make him the target of mockery. However, today a large number of men who take part in dance reality shows are not being called nachaniyas but instead applauded. How times have changed and so has the attitude of people too.
Avinash Dwivedi is playing the role of a female dancer in Nachaniya and driving home this subtle message. Though he is a good dancer and has also participated in a dance reality show, he trained himself for two months in kathak to prepare himself for his part in the film. Avinash says that though the film is in Bhojpuri, people from all walks of life in every language will be able to identify with the film and like it. Dancers exist all over the world who are ridiculed by being called nachaniyas. No one has understood the heartache of a nachaniya. After all, why is a dancer being insulted by being called a nachaniya? Avinash Dwivedi’s film Nachaniya will take the viewers on a journey to that era.
Avinash Dwivedi is confident that instead of limiting his film to just the Bhojpuri belt, people from all walks of life belonging to different languages will come to see his film in large numbers and be able to identify with what the message the film sets out to tell and accept him as an artist. Avinash who has acted in both Bhojpuri films and Bollywood has already signed on three films even before the release of his film Nachaniya and the critics have gone to the extent of predicting that a superstar will be born after the release of Nachaniya.