Tiwa Savage set to mark her first lead role as an actor and executive producer in her new movie

Tiwa Savage set to mark her first lead role as an actor and executive producer in her new movie

Afrobeats singer, Tiwa Savage is set to make a significant impact in the film industry with her latest project.

The stunning mother and businessman is set to debut her own movie, ‘Water and Garri the Film’.

Taking to her Instagram page to share the good news, Tiwa Savage noted that it’s about to be an iconic moment.

Her new movie, which would marked her first lead role as an actor, would be executively produced by her and Directed by award-winning director, Meji Alabi.

She wrote:

“This is about to be an ICONIC moment. My first lead role as an actor and Executive Producer. Directed by the GOAT @mejialabi”.

The featured film, “Water and Garri”, tells the story of Aisha, a successful fashion designer in the US who returns to her homeland to confront her past guilt.

The ‘Somebody’s Son’ crooner takes on the lead role of Aisha, while the supporting cast include  Mike Afolarin, Andrew Bunting, and Jemima Osunde.

“Water and Garri” is a joint production between Unbound Studios and JM Films, with Comfort Emmanuel as the writer and Meji Alabi as the director. This highly anticipated film marks the first feature-length project from the production companies.

Apart from her lead role in the movie, Tiwa Savage also wrote and sang the original soundtrack of the film, and she is an executive producer through her firm, Everything Savage. The movie was shot in Cape Coast, Ghana, and the principal photography has recently wrapped up.

Tiwa Savage made her first acting debut in MTV Staying Alive Foundation and MTV Base Tv drama – SHUGA. She played the role of Sade – glamorous owner of Badoo Tree nightclub, a favourite hangout of the key characters.

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