Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari Narayana Murthy Sudha Murthy

Ace director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari is planning for her next movie. As per a report in Mumbai Mirror, she is planning to make a movie on Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy and his wife Sudha Murthy who is a philanthropist and author. The film will be jointly produced by Ashwiny, Sanjay Tripathi, Mahaveer Jain, and filmmaker Nitesh Tiwari (Ashwiny’s husband).

Mumbai Mirror quoted a source saying, “She has already started researching Indian IT’s first couple because she wants to have all the facts right before she dives into this inspiring story. The film is expected to roll next year. Sanjay Tripathy (writer-director) came up with the idea and scripting will begin soon.”


Talking about Ashwiny, she had earlier directed two movies-‘Nil Battey Sannata’ and ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’. For ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’, she bagged the Filmfare Awards for best director. Her third film is ‘Panga’ which is a sports drama. This film features an ensemble cast of Kangana Ranaut, Richa Chadha, Pankaj Tripathi, and Neena Gupta, among others.

Coming back to NR Narayana Murthy and his wife Sudha Murthy, they are known as Indian IT’s first couple. The former was employed with the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad and Patni Computer Systems in Pune. He started Infosys in 1981 and served as the CEO from 1981 to 2002 and later the chairman till 2011. Sudha Murthy was the first female engineer to be hired by the automotive manufacturing company TELCO in Pune. Both were hounoured with Padma Shri by the Indian government.

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