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Nitesh Tiwari Career & Biography | Age, Height, Movies, More

Nitesh Tiwari is an Indian film director known for his work in Bollywood films. He started his career by co-directing the film Chillar Party and later started to direct film independently.

Personal profile:

Born                       : Not Known

Nickname             : Not Known

Birthplace             :   Itarsi, Madhya Pradesh, India

Height                   : in centimeters- 170 cm

in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”

Weight                  :   in Kilograms- 75 kg

in Pounds- 165 lbs

Religion                 : Hindu

Marital Status     : Married

Nationality          : Indian

Debut                    : Chillar Party (2011)

Awards                :


Nitesh Tiwari started his career as a creative director at Leo Burnett before he entered Bollywood. He started his Bollywood career by co-directing the film Chillar Party with Vikas Bahl in 2011, starring some low profile actors like Sanath Menon, Rohan Grover, Naman Jain, Aarav Khanna, Vishesh Tiwariand Shashank Shende.It was a commercial and critical success earning the National Film Award for Best Children’s Film.His second venture was the sequel film Bhoothnath Returns in 2014, starring, Amitabh Bachchan, Boman Irani, Parth Bhalerao, Usha Jadhav, Sanjay Mishra, Brijendra Kala, Usha Nadkarni. It was also a commercial success and marked his first collaboration with superstars like Amitabh Bachchan. In the same year he wrote the screenplay, dialogue and story of the film Kill Dill, directed by Shaad Ali starring Govinda, Ranveer Singh, Ali Zafar, Parineeti Chopra, and Jass Bhatia. It was failed to do well at the box office. His last venture was the Hindi-language biographical sports drama filmDangal in 2016 starring, Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Zaira Wasim and Suhani Bhatnagar. The film was based on Mahavir Singh Phogata former amateur wrestler and national champion from Haryana who vowed to earn gold for the country but could not do it to obtain a gainful employment.

But he was determined to make his son earn gold for the country but he loosed hope when he had four children he dejected that he could not win a medal for his country. When his daughters Geeta and Babitacome home after beating up two boys he decided to make them wrestlers. Geeta became the first Indian female wrestler to qualify for the Olympics with Mahavir’s efforts. The film emerged as the highest grossing film of Indian history collecting over ₹2,000 crore. The film received rave reviews from the critics and won several awards including Filmfare Awards for best director, best actor, best action and best film.


2011  Chillar Party

2014  Bhoothnath Returns

2014  Kill Dil

2016  Dangal

Early and personal life:

Nitesh Tiwari was born in Itarsi, Madhya Pradesh, India and currently living in in Chembur with his wife Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari. His wife was his colleague and creative director at Leo Burnett and later turned as a film director.

Nitesh Tiwari

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