Nitesh Tiwari is an Indian film director who is known for his film Bhoothnath Returns. His upcoming film is the Aamir Khan starrer Dangal. Nitesh Tiwari, who hails from Itarsi, Madhya Pradesh, stepped into Bollywood with Chillar Party (2011), which he directed along with Vikas Bahl. The film, which was critically acclaimed, won the National Film Award for the best children’s film of the year. He then directed Bhoothnath Returns (2014), starring Amitabh Bachchan and Boman Irani. The film was praised by critics and fared well at the box office. He was also the story, screenplay and dialogue writer for these two ventures. Tiwari then wrote the screenplay and dialogues for the 2014 film, Kill Dil. Nitesh’s upcoming film as the director is Dangal (2016). The film which stars Aamir Khan and Sakshi Tanwar, is based on the life of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two daughters, whom he trains for the Commonwealth games.