Bollywood filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari was born on October 15, 1979, in Mumbai. She grew up in Mulund, cherishing every moment of her life since childhood.
Over the years, she has managed to make a place for herself in the Hindi film industry as one of the leading female filmmakers.
Her journey over the years
Before venturing into films, she worked for 15 years in the advertising agency Leo Burnett (India). She made her directorial debut with the comedy-drama ‘Nil Battey Sannata’ in 2016.
Ashwiny proved herself as an excellent director with the subjects of her films and impeccable capability of narrating the characters.
She tied the knot with writer-director Nitesh Tiwari. The couple is blessed with two children Amaarisa and Aaradhya.
Some of her best films
1) Nil Battey Sannata
‘Nil Battey Sannata’ receives critical acclaim and is also loved by the audience. It is internationally released as The New Classmate. Ashwiny is honored with Filmfare Best Debut–Director Award for this film.
2) Bareilly Ki Barfi
The romantic-comedy film is based on Nicolas Barreau’s novel, The Ingredients of Love. The film features Kriti Sanon, Ayushmann Khurrana, and Rajkummar Rao in the lead roles. It became a huge success and received eight nominations at the 63rd Filmfare Awards. Yet again, the film gave Ashwiny a Filmfare award for the Best Director.
3) Amma Kanakku
Amma Kanakku is Tamil remake of Ashiwiny’s own Hindi film ‘Nil Battey Sannata’. Aanand L. Rai and Dhanush are the producers.
‘Panga’ is a much talked about sports woman centric film. For both Ashwiny and actress Kangana Ranaut. It is 2020 release . Kangana wins another National Award for the film.
5) Ankahi Kahaniya
‘Ankahi Kahaniya’ is a recent film. It is one of the recent releases on Netflix.