Shooting of ‘Break Point’ based on Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi wraps up

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Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi are two legendary names of Indian Tennis. Both these players have brought laurels to India on many occasions while playing together. Recently there was news that a web series is being made keeping these two players in the centre. The husband-wife director duo of Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and Nitesh Tiwari is producing this series.

Filmed the journey of Leander and Mahesh in the series

The series is made on tennis players Leander and Mahesh have been titled ‘Break Point’. Filmmaker Ashwini said on Monday that her team has finished shooting for the project. This will be the first time that the husband-wife duo has directed a project together after delivering blockbusters like ‘Dangal’ (Nitesh) and ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’ (Ashwini). The series will film the journey of Leander and Mahesh as a player.

Ashwini has shared the information about the end of the shooting of the series on her official Instagram handle. She has shared pictures of herself with her husband Nitesh, Leander and Mahesh in her Instagram post. Everyone is seen in a happy mood in these pictures. She wrote in his Instagram post, ‘The journey of one and a half year with Mahesh and Leander ends and a new journey of our friendship for life begins.’

Ashwini further wrote in her Instagram post, ‘Nitesh and I are co-directing for the first time. To write and present the story of two extremely talented champions in the form of a documentary drama.’ She expressed hope that the series will get a lot of love from the audience. The series is all set to air on the streaming platform ZEE5. This project has been built in the Corona pandemic.

Leander and Mahesh are the first Indian pair to win the Wimbledon title

The pairing of Leander and Mahesh has been successful. The pair of Mahesh and Leander took part in the men’s doubles competition at Wimbledon played in 1999. In the final, he defeated the pair of Paul Harhweis and Jared Palmer 6–7(10–12), 6–3, 6–4, 7–6(7–4) to win the title. With this, both became the first Indian pair to win the title at Wimbledon. This was the second Grand Slam and the first Wimbledon title for both the players.