Popular Nigerian singer and songwriter Tiwa Savage is set to make her feature film debut in “Water and Garri”, a film that tells the story of Aisha, a successful fashion designer in the US who returns to her homeland to confront her past guilt.

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Tiwa Savage. Photo Credit: Tiwa Savage/Instagram

Tiwa Savage takes on the lead role as Aisha, while the supporting cast includes talented actors Mike Afolarin, Andrew Bunting and Jemima Osunde. In addition to starring in the film, Tiwa Savage wrote and performed the film’s original soundtrack and serves as an executive producer through her company, Everything Savage. Alabi and Adesanya also serve as executive producers, along with Vannessa Amadi-Ogbonna.

The film is a joint production between Unbound Studios and JM Films, with Comfort Emmanuel as the writer and Meji Alabi as the director. The movie got its name from ‘Water and Garri’, a music EP Tiwa released in 2021.

The singer made this known in an Instagram post on Wednesday.

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