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Nitesh Tiwari

Film Director / Screenwriter | Itarsi, Madhya Pradesh, India
Nitesh Tiwari is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and lyricist known for his works in Bollywood. He made his directorial debut by co-directing Chillar Party (2011) which won the National Film Award for Best Children's Film for that year. He then directed the supernatural political drama Bhoothnath Returns (2014) which became a box office hit. In 2016, he scripted, and directed Dangal which was screened at the Beijing International Film Festival in April 2017 and second BRICS festival in June 2017. The film is the highest-grossing Indian films and the fifth highest grossing non-English film, having collected over ₹2,000 crore (US$290 million) of which more than ₹1,200 crore was earned in China, where it has emerged as one of the top 20 highest-grossers of all time. Tiwari has garnered the Filmfare Best Director Award at the 62nd Filmfare Awards, and the Telstra People's Choice Award at the 2017 Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. He won the Filmfare award for best director in 2017 for directing ()
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Nitesh Tiwari is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and lyricist known for his works in Bollywood. He made his directorial debut by co-directing Chillar Party (2011) which won the National Film Award for Best Children's Film for that year. He then directed the supernatural political drama Bhoothnath Returns (2014) which became a box office hit. In 2016, he scripted, and directed Dangal which was screened at the Beijing International Film Festival in April 2017 and second BRICS festival in June 2017. The film is the highest-grossing Indian films and the fifth highest grossing non-English film, having collected over ₹2,000 crore (US$280 million) of which more than ₹1,200 crore was earned in China, where it has emerged as one of the top 20 highest-grossers of all time.

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Nitesh Tiwari

Filmfare Award for Best Director

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TV Shows/Series with Nitesh Tiwari as Actor(1)

as himself2016 The Kapil Sharma Show

Movies with Nitesh Tiwari as Crew(13)

Directing/Director2019 Chhichhore
Writing/Screenplay2017 Bareilly Ki Barfi
Directing/Director2016 Dangal
Writing/Screenplay2016 Dangal
Writing/Story2016 Nil Battey Sannata
Writing/Screenplay2016 Nil Battey Sannata
Writing/Dialogue2016 Nil Battey Sannata
Production/Producer2016 Nil Battey Sannata
Writing/Screenplay2014 Kill Dil
Directing/Director2014 Bhoothnath Returns
Writing/Screenplay2014 Bhoothnath Returns
Directing/Director2011 Chillar Party
Writing/Screenplay2011 Chillar Party

Citizenship: India
Educated at: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Spouses (current/former): Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari
Nitesh Tiwari frequently works together with these people:
Kamaljeet Negi (4x, Crew)
Kapil Sharma (4x, Actor)
Pankaj Tripathi (3x, Actor)
Kiku Sharda (3x, Actor)
Laxmi Keluskar (3x, Crew)
Shreyas Jain (3x, Crew)
Alan McAlex (3x, Crew)
Krishna Abhishek (3x, Cast)
Gavemic U Ary (3x, Crew)
Salman Khan (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:273902, Added: 08/09/2018, Last updated: 09/15/2019