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Nitesh Tiwari confirms OTT project with Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes, shares photo with tennis legends

The project, which will be a special behind-the-scenes narrative on Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi's Wimbledon win in 1999, will stream on ZEE5.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: July 9, 2021 8:56:24 am
Ashwiny and Nitesh Tiwari to bring the untold story of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathy to the small screenThe untold story of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi will stream on ZEE5. (Photo: Nitesh Tiwari/Instagram)

Filmmaker Nitesh Tiwari and Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari on Thursday announced their new OTT project in collaboration with tennis legends Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi.

Sharing a photo of himself, Leander, Mahesh and Ashwiny, Nitesh wrote, “Excited and honoured to bring the untold story of tennis legends @leanderpaes and @mbhupathy to the world along with @ashwinytiwari on #Zee5.”

The project, which will be a special behind-the-scenes narrative on their Wimbledon win in 1999, will stream on ZEE5. A while ago, Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi had tweeted about the historic day.

 

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Leander tweeted a photo of the duo from the day and wrote, “22 years ago today, we became the first Indians to win @Wimbledon. As two young boys all we dreamt of was making our country proud! 🎾🌱🏆 @Maheshbhupathi #LeeHesh.” Bhupathi commented on the post, “Hmmm ..That was special!! Do you think it’s time to write another chapter? @Leander #LeeHesh.”

The release date of the untitled project is yet to be announced.

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