Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage has made a significant stride in her career by securing a deal with Prime Video for the release of her debut movie, “Water and Garri.” This exciting development means that the film will be available on Prime Video in over 240 countries worldwide, amplifying the reach of the Queen of Afrobeats.
In “Water and Garri,” directed by Meji Alabi and shot in Cape Coast, Ghana, Tiwa Savage takes on the lead role. She is joined by talented actors Mike Afolarin and Jemima Osunde. The movie tells the story of Aisha (played by Savage), an ambitious fashion designer who returns home after a decade in the U.S. She navigates her scars, confronts lingering guilt, and embarks on a journey of self-discovery.
The film aims to cast African stories in a captivating light, showcasing Tiwa Savage’s success in both the music and film industries. As an accomplished musician, this venture into acting marks a new chapter in her artistic career.
With the global platform provided by Prime Video, “Water and Garri” has the potential to captivate audiences worldwide and contribute to the growing recognition of African cinema. Fans of Tiwa Savage and enthusiasts of African storytelling can look forward to experiencing this exciting debut film.