Kolkata: The multi-talented author-filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and her Dangal director-husband Nitesh have concluded yet another project — this time marking a beautiful collaboration with Grand Slam champions Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes.
Taking to her social media, Ashwiny shared, “A year and half journey with @mbhupathi & @leanderpaes comes to an end to only begin a new journey of our friendship for life. First of many as a evolving producer. @niteshtiwari22 & I co – directing for the first time. Writing and documenting a story of two extremely talented champions in form a Docu drama. Again a first for Nitesh, Piyush and me. We are filled with immense gratitude that along with our studio partners @zee5 we could pull this massive production across the world in these trying times of pandemic. A big thankyou to our biggest backbone @varun.shetty.1840 @kavanahalpara @raiajayg & my fabulous Production, Direction, Accounts team & Bimal Parekh at @earthskynotes and thankyou to Collective Artist Network for packaging this web series and every single sports partner, sportsperson, line producers across the world who made #Breakpoint happen. Hope you enjoy the series coming soon on @zee5 as much as we enjoyed hearing and speaking to the world champions in Indian tennis. Aspiration. Inspiration. Onwards and upwards to Indian sports.”
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The docu-drama is titled BREAKPOINT and will be premiering on ZEE5. Ashwiny’s work as a filmmaker with projects like Nil Battey Sannata and Bareilly Ki Barfi has won her critical acclaim. Adding yet another feather to her cap, she recently launched her book Mapping Love that opened to outstanding responses.
The filmmaker is also ready to debut in the OTT world with the web series Faadu on Sony LIV. She is also working on the life story of Infosys founder Narayana Murthy and his wife Sudha Murthy, which she considers her most cherished project.