Articles about Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwary has a knack for making male-dominated fields her own. Be it advertising or filmmaking, she has been a torchbearer with her continued success. It wasn’t just success that made her stand out, it was also the subjects and issues she dealt with in her films that made her someone to watch out for in the 21st century. Born October 15, 1979, in Mumbai, Tiwari graduated from Sophia Polytechnic with a gold medal in commercial arts. She began her career in advertising. In the 15 years she worked in Leo Burnett India, she won various awards for advertising like the Cannes Lions, New York Festivals Advertising Awards, etc., for her human psychology-oriented approach to advertising. She finally called it quits to pursue filmmaking. Tiwary began her stint as a director with the short film ‘What’s for Breakfast’ in 2012. In 2015, she made her feature film debut with ‘Nil Battey Sannata’. This movie was remade in Tamil with the name ‘Amma Kanakku’ in 2016. Both the Hindi and Tamil versions were critically acclaimed. Her film ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’ that came out in 2017 was a success both critically and commercially. Femina magazine selected her as one of the ‘Powerful Women in 2016.’ She won the Filmfare Award for Best Director in 2018 for ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’. Tiwary made her debut as a fiction writer with ‘Mapping Love’ in 2021.

30 May 2022

Bollywood News
Nitesh Tiwari, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari to produce 'Bas Karo Aunty!'

Ace director couple Nitesh Tiwari and Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari have announced their next project, Bas Karo Aunty!

17 Nov 2021

Sony LIV
Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari begins filming debut web-series, 'Faadu,' for SonyLIV

Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, who had helmed the hit love triangle, Bareilly Ki Barfi starring Rajkummar Rao, Ayushmann Khurrana, and Kriti Sanon, has started shooting for her debut web series.

10 Sep 2021

Expecting the expected is boring: Ashwiny on 'Ankahi Kahaniya'

Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari says she is constantly trying to challenge herself as a storyteller and that's why she decided to look beyond formulaic romantic stories in her segment for Netflix's anthology film Ankahi Kahaniya.

27 Aug 2021

Mahesh Bhupathi
Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi's 'Breakpoint' first look drops

It was in July we learned that Nitesh Tiwari and his wife Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari (known for Panga, Nil Battey Sannata, Bareilly Ki Barfi) are working on Breakpoint.

19 Aug 2021

'Ankahi Kahaniya' trailer presents unconventional tales of love and longing

A day after Netflix announced its upcoming anthology, the trailer for Ankahi Kahaniya was dropped today.

18 Aug 2021

Netflix announces new anthology film 'Ankahi Kahaniya'

Streaming giant Netflix on Wednesday announced its new anthology, Ankahi Kahaniya, set to release on September 17.

17 Aug 2021

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari wraps Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi docu-drama

Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari on Monday announced the team has finished shooting for the upcoming docu-drama on veteran Indian tennis players Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi, saying that she is full of gratitude that they managed to pull off "this massive production across the world" during the pandemic.

08 Jul 2021

'Breakpoint' to show Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi's historic Wimbledon win

Nitesh Tiwari is returning with another sports drama.

01 Jul 2021

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's debut novel to hit bookstores August 1

Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari on Thursday announced that her debut novel Mapping Love will hit the bookstores on August 1 this year.

23 Apr 2021

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari talks about Narayana, Sudha Murthy film

Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari has been working to bring the story of real-life couple, Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy and author Sudha Murthy to the screen for months, and says it's not just a film but a life experience.

29 Mar 2021

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari set to make digital debut with 'Faadu'

Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari is all set to step into the digital space. She will be helming SonyLIV's next original Faadu, which is a "unique, intense poetic love-story between two different thinking characters."

04 Jan 2021

Bollywood News
'Madam Chief Minister': Richa Chadha-starrer to release on January 22

Bollywood actor Richa Chadha is all set to impress fans with her upcoming film, Madam Chief Minister.

30 Mar 2020

Kangana Ranaut opens up about her drug-addiction phase

Kangana Ranaut, who is currently at her home in Himachal Pradesh amid the ongoing nationwide lockdown, has been regularly sharing videos with her fans, revealing her spiritual and intellectual side.

24 Jan 2020

'Panga' review: An endearing concoction of sport and family drama

When a woman becomes a mother, a lot changes both inside and outside of her. While many new dreams take shape, many others start losing breath.

23 Jan 2020

Bollywood News
Waiting and chilling: Richa Chadha on her wedding plans

Bollywood actress Richa Chadha has finally opened up about her wedding plans with boyfriend Ali Fazal.

04 Jan 2020

Deepika Padukone
8 Bollywood films to look forward to in 2020

Given the stage set by 2018 in terms of exciting content-driven cinema, 2019 was a boring and disappointing year for Bollywood films. With a pool of shoddy biopics and cringeworthy comedies, the year 2019 was rather unremarkable.

28 Dec 2019

Bollywood News
'Panga': Kangana Ranaut dedicates performance to her mother

Actor Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel has revealed that Kangana has dedicated her performance in the upcoming sports-drama movie Panga to her mother, Asha Ranaut.

23 Dec 2019

Kangana Ranaut issues rail tickets at CST station: Here's why

In an interesting development, Kangana Ranaut and her team came up with a fascinating way to promote her upcoming sports-drama movie Panga.

20 Dec 2019

Deepika Padukone
'Ek number ka fraud': Kangana's sister Rangoli bashes Forbes India

Actor Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel has lashed out at Forbes India magazine, over their 2019 Celebrity 100 list, that was released on Thursday.

05 Dec 2019

Bollywood News
It's very flattering: Ayushmann Khurrana talks about his namesake 'genre'

Ever since his debut in Bollywood with Shoojit Sircar's quirky rom-com Vicky Donor, the amazingly talented Ayushmann Khurrana has delivered innumerable hits, that are both high on entertainment value and are socially relevant.

30 Nov 2019

Tamil Nadu
Kangana's classy handbag is worth more than your annual salary!

Be it international film festivals or groovy award functions or just the airport, Bollywood Queen Kangana Ranaut never fails to slay.

Kangana Ranaut to produce film on Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid case

After donning the hat of a director in the film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut had recently announced that she will roll out her own production house.

16 Oct 2019

Tamil Nadu
Kangana Ranaut to launch production house by 2020: Details here

After donning the hat of a director with the film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, that released this year, Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut is all set to roll out her own production house.

02 Oct 2019

Went through 54 surgeries: Kangana's sister Rangoli on acid attack

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel, an acid attack survivor, recently shared details of her harrowing attack and recovery, on Twitter.

09 Aug 2019

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's next based on Narayana Murthy, wife Sudha

Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, who is currently busy with Kangana Ranaut-starrer Panga, seems to have planned her next directorial as well.

07 Aug 2019

Has Varun Dhawan charged Rs. 33cr for 'Street Dancer 3D'?

Varun Dhawan, who recently wrapped up Street Dancer 3D, "India's biggest dance film," has reportedly charged a whopping amount for it.

17 Jun 2019

Tamil Nadu
Kangana Ranaut hates social media, finds it 'evil,' 'disgusting'

Social media is all about tapping into the personal lives of celebrities, where everything revolves around their daily gossips, feuds, and criticisms.

13 Jun 2019

Himachal Pradesh
Kangana Ranaut visits Manali, spends time with family: Pics inside

Kangana Ranaut's never ending controversies usually keep the diva in limelight. But she has always handled them by the horns.

05 Mar 2019

Tamil Nadu
Kangana Ranaut to give herself the most unusual birthday gift

Kangana Ranaut left the B-town speechless with her last release Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi.

26 Nov 2018

Bollywood News
Punjabi actor-singer Jassi Gill thinks Bollywood always welcomes talented actors

Punjabi actor-singer Jassi Gill, who made his Bollywood debut with Diana Penty-Sonakshi Sinha starrer Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi, says Hindi cinema believes in giving opportunities to talented artists.

16 Jun 2018

Bollywood News
Alia plays a singer in 'Bareilly Ki Barfi' director's next

After basking in the phenomenal success of her last outing 'Raazi', Alia Bhatt has now moved on to her next projects.

27 May 2018

Deepika Padukone
Alia hits 22 million mark on Instagram, posts heartfelt message

Alia Bhatt is on her way to emerge the next reigning queen of Bollywood.

23 May 2018

Akshay Kumar
IIFA 2018 nominations: Vidya Balan's 'Tumhari Sulu' leads the way

The nominations for the 19th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards have been announced.

16 May 2018

Bollywood News
Alia in 'Bareily Ki Barfi' director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari's next

Riding high on the stupendous success of her latest release 'Raazi', Alia Bhatt has confirmed that she will soon be doing a film with Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari.

05 May 2018

Ekta Kapoor
Actress Surveen, husband accused of Rs. 40 lakh fraud; booked

Hindi-Punjabi actress Surveen Chawla, husband Akshay Thakkar and brother Manavinder Singh have been booked for allegedly cheating a businessman of Rs. 40 lakh.

21 Jan 2018

Jio Filmfare Awards 2018: Complete winners' list

Vidya Balan ('Tumhari Sulu') and Irrfan Khan ('Hindi Medium') were judged the Best Actress/Actor at the 63rd Filmfare Awards 2018, hosted at the NSCI Dome in Mumbai's Worli.