Nag Ashwin

nag ashwin

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  • Birth Name: Nag Ashwin Reddy


Nag Ashwin Reddy, more commonly known as Nag Ashwin, is an Indian film director and screenwriter who is best known for his work in Telugu cinema. After finishing his schooling at Hyderabad Public School, Ashwin pursued his Bachelor’s in Mass Communication from the Manipal Institute of Communication. He later enrolled in a Film Direction course at the New York Film Academy. Ashwin entered the film industry as an assistant director for the filmsNenu Meeku Telusa…? (2008)), Leader (2010), and Life Is Beautiful (2012). In 2013, he directed his first short film, Yaadon Ki Baraat (2013). Followed by this, he directed the philosophical drama film Yevade Subramanyam (2015) which won the Nandi Award for Best Debut Director in 2015. In 2018, Ashwin wrote and directed Mahanati (2018) (Nadigaiyar Thilagam in Tamil), a biographical film on Savitri (a popular South Indian actress who ruled the industry for two decades during 50s and 60s) starring Keerthy Suresh, Dulquer Salmaan, and Samantha Ruth Prabhu. Mahanati won several awards and nominations, including the Equality in Cinema Award at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2018, the Best Feature Film in Telugu award at the 66th National Film Awards 2019, the Zee Cine Award – Telugu in the Best Director category, and the Filmfare Award for Best Director – Telugu at the 66th Filmfare Awards South. Ashwin has been a director and screenwriter for the Netflix anthology Pitta Kathalu (2021). In 2021, he worked as a producer for Jathi Ratnalu (2021) as well. – IMDb Mini Biography By: official_review