Web series is an apt platform for me says Zoya Akthar

Filmmaker Zoya Akthar, who is gearing up for the release of her forthcoming web series titled ‘Made In Heaven’, has said that web series is an apt platform for her as it gives a lot of time to the makers of the show to open and resolve storyline of the show.

Zoya Akthar was interacting with the media at special screening of ‘Made In Heaven’ along with Reema Kagti, Deepti Naval, Arjun Mathur, Vijay Varma, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Nitya Mehra, Shruti Seth, Alankrita Shrivastava, Shweta Tripathi, Chaitanya Sharma and Mallika Dua on Tuesday in Mumbai.

Sharing her excitement for ‘Made in Heaven’ Zoya said, “I am really excited because this is my, Reema’s (Reema Kagti) and Tiger Baby Productions first long format show.”

The series chronicles the lives of Tara and Karan, two wedding planners in Delhi running an agency named ‘Made in Heaven’.

When asked Zoya how she looks at web series format, she said, “I find format of web series really interesting. I watch a lot of web series. In films, you get two hours to develop a character or an arc but here in web series format, you get eight hours to showcase your story. Anyways, I tend to overwrite so for me, it’s really an apt format because you get a lot of time to open and resolve the story so, I hope audience will appreciate ‘Made In Heaven’.

Deepti Naval, who is playing one of the characters in ‘Made In Heaven’ shared her experience shooting for it, She said, “I was eagerly waiting for this web series to come out and now, finally it is releasing so, I am very excited to watch it for the first time. I had lot of fun while working in it. We have shot my portions in a ruined, old haveli in Old Delhi. ‘Made In Heaven’ is about different kind of couples getting married in different kind of locations so, I feel it’s really a nice subject.”

Talking about web series format, Naval said, “I think it’s amazing and wonderful. It has opened up so many avenues. There is vast viewership on the internet that you can now make a short film or a web series on any subject.”

‘Made In Heaven’ is a produced by Tiger Baby Productions and Excel Entertainment. The series is Amazon Prime Video’s fourth fiction Indian Original and it stars Arjun Mathur, Sobhita Dhulipala, Kalki Koechlin, Jim Sarbh, Shashank Arora and Shivani Raghuvanshi.

‘Made In Heaven’ will stream on Amazon Prime Video’s from 8th March.


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