Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari set to make digital debut with 'Faadu'
Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari is all set to step into the digital space. She will be helming SonyLIV's next original Faadu, which is a "unique, intense poetic love-story between two different thinking characters." Known for making relatable, story-driven films with interesting narrations, Tiwari's directorial Panga starring Kangana Ranaut recently bagged a National Award in acting. Faadu will be produced by Studio Next.
'Faadu' is an 'unconventional character-driven story'
Tiwari said Faadu has a story that she'd like to tell to the world. "As a storyteller, I constantly challenge myself to bring new insightful characters that take the audience to moments of introspection," said the director, adding, "Faadu is one such unconventional character-driven story, which I am eagerly waiting for the world to experience." She also hailed her collaboration with SonyLIV.
Details about the cast yet to be revealed
The Nil Battey Sannata director also spoke about her shared vision with the streamer. "We share a similar passion to innovate. We're hoping we will touch the hearts of cinema lovers in a long format medium, hitting the right chords with a relatable concept," she added. Details about the cast or release date of Faadu are yet to be revealed.
Tiwari recently turned author with 'Mapping Love'
Recently, the director also put pen to paper to tell the stories she desires to voice out. Speaking about her upcoming book, Mapping Love, Tiwari said she has been writing this book for three years. "I wanted to get back to the idea of putting pen to paper, taking my time to get involved and engrossed like a writer in their true form," she added.
'Audiences are only interested in the story'
Tiwari, known for portraying strong and three-dimensional female leads onscreen, also talked about her thought process. She said the story at the crux is what matters. "Audiences, cinema lovers are not looking at stories led by a woman or one led by a male hero, or by a director of any gender, it is just the story they are interested in," she said.