India’s largest OTT platform Zee5 is all set to present to the viewers the interesting and untold story of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupati in ‘Break Point’. A seven-part series that will not only build on their epic tennis matches but will also shed light on their relationship both on and off court.
In addition to their achievements on the tennis court, the charismatic pair are known for their off-court lives and public divisions that broke the nation’s heart. Now, all this in ZEE5’s original series ‘Break Point’ famed filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and Nitesh of Dangal, Chhichhore, Bareilly Ki Barfi and Panga. Will be brought alive by Tiwari.
While the posters have created massive curiosity, the trailer of the much-awaited series is finally out and everyone is expecting more. This is the first time that the tennis icon has been candid and honest about his split and is putting an end to the speculations by telling his side of the story. The trailer also features family and friends including tennis icons Sania Mirza, Bob Bryan, Mike Bryan, and the iconic partnership of Lee-Hash, which put Indian tennis on the world map in the late 1990s. Was dubbed the most dangerous doubles pair.
Leander is happy to see himself on screen
Leander Paes says, ‘It has been a unique experience to see myself on screen. But I realize that a lot has been said and speculated and there cannot be a better way to calm it down than to address it directly. So, I am glad that we are getting a chance to tell our story for the first time and hope the audience will continue to appreciate our on-court partnership and respect our reasons for the break-up.
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Get to know about our relationship outside the court
Mahesh Bhupathi says, “All partnerships go through ups and downs and so have ours. While the world learns about our on-court partnerships, it is the first time that they have been seen in our off-court lives and relationships. Will know about. However, this should not take away our victories and achievements because despite our differences, Lee-Hesh made history and we are proud of him.
Honored to share the story of Mahesh and Leander
Filmmakers Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and Nitesh Tiwari, who are co-directing a project for the first time, say, “We have always been more curious about the humans behind the icon and this is what we shared in Breakpoint. have tried. Leander and Mahesh are both massive sporting champions but, in this series, they are two friends who are opening their hearts and putting them in front of the world. We are honored to have the opportunity to tell their untold story, who will form a great partnership about dos and don’ts for the aspiring youth of our country. We are excited to partner with ZEE5 for this.
‘Break Point’ is ZEE5’s first partnership with filmmakers Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and Nitesh Tiwari under their banner Earthsky Productions. The 7-part series will premiere on ZEE5 on October 1 and will be available in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
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