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Faadu: A Love Story Season 1 Review | FAADU Movie | SonyLiv – A Soaring Tale of Vaulting Ambition

Faadu A Love Story Cast

Faadu A Love Story Cast


FAADU will highlight the coherent understanding of the story, Faadu A Love Story cast, viewers’ acceptance, and also its commercial angle. Faadu is an Indian Hindi language romance-drama web series. It is produced by Studio Next and directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, written by Saumya Joshi, and music composed by Santhosh Narayanan. This web series is released on Sonyliv. The reasons to select the name of the series by the makers Faadu – A Love Story are- it is a very real love story and every character in the show is presented as real as possible; that was the vision of Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari. It is an intense love story in which both the lead characters are shown as passionate lovers, but they also face a lot of struggles.  So, the title of the show is an expression rather than just a title or word. It is set to stream on Sony Liv App and website on December 9, 2022.


Faadu: A Love Story STORYLINE

The story is about two poets, Manjiri and Abhay, who have very different philosophies in life. They come from different socio-economic backgrounds and even though they fall in love with each other madly, destiny serves them differently. The web series focuses on Abhay (Pavail Gulati), who is uncertain about his desire to become rich and successful, and his love for a woman. He aspires to the rags-to-riches story, and in this journey, he falls in love with Manjiri (Saiyami Kher), who harbors a completely different philosophy in life.

Going by trailer, it seems as if the story is about the constant tussle between desires and needs, and how it changes one’s outlook. The trailer gives a peek at Abhay and Manjiri’s opposites-attract love story, filled with ups and downs, pain and sorrow, backed by an emotional soundtrack.


Faadu A Love Story Cast

Faadu – A Love story, directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, and produced by Indranil Chakraborty features Pavail Gulati, Deepak Sampat, Abhilash Thapliyal and Neeraj Kashyap, among others. The cast and crew were shooting in Rajasthan for quite some time. Some of the good works done in the past by the two prominent characters of FAADU are  highlighted  below :

Saiyami Kher, a Bollywood actress, has been cast as the series’ main female character. In 2015, Saiyami Kher made her debut with Telugu film ‘Rey’ and appeared in Rakesh Omprakash Mehra’s Punjabi folklore Mirza Sahiban based on Hindi film Mirzya opposite Harshvardhan Kapoor following the year. In 2020, She appeared in Mayank Sharma’s web series ‘Breathe’ alongside Abhishek Bachchan. In 2021, she did a role in Telugu movie ‘Wild Dog’ with Nagarjuna Akkineni as an NIA Agent. It was released by Netflix India.


Some of the best works done by Pavail Gulati are mentioned here. Pavail Gulati started his career as an Assistant Casting director in My Name Is Khan and made his acting debut with the film Hide & Seek in 2010. He then made his TV debut with Yudh in 2014 portraying Amitabh Bachchan’s son. In 2017, he made his web debut with Pyaar On The Rocks and also appeared in the film Ittefaq opposite Sonakshi Sinha.

Gulati portrayed a journalist in Kalank and appeared in an episode of ‘Made in Heaven’, both in 2019. In 2020, he appeared in Anurag Kashyap’s ‘Segment’ in Ghost Stories and was portrayed as an Army Officer in the web series ‘Avrodh’.

Gulati portrayed Taapsee Pannu’s husband in the 2020 film “Thappad”. This film was a major turning point in his career. It received mixed positive reviews from critics. He next appeared in 2022 short film Flow.’ Pavail appeared once again in “Dobaaraa” opposite Taapsee Pannu. His other movie “Goodbye” was released on October 7th, 2022 opposite Rashmika Mandanna. Gulati ranked 19th in The Times Most Desirable Man List of 2020.



At Studio Next, the philosophy is about collaboration. They support the talent to make a show and believe in what they believe in. They focus on the right talent and the right people, which may be costly or may not be costly.



The journey of Faadu has spanned two and a half years. The writing of the show started much before COVID-19. It is a complex love story, bound by poetry and literature, and is about characters that come from two different worlds. The journey of Faadu has been very exciting and the biggest satisfaction for the makers is that their thoughts have been welcomed by people and people are looking forward to their content.



Studio Next’s vision is to develop, produce, and create shows with a purpose for the discerning intelligent audience. They are very clear about that. Their mission is that every alternate month they will deliver a show. In the next 12 to 18 months there are some very exciting ones. Though it is challenging makers hope that people will believe in them and like what they do.


Faadu Studio Next has created some astronomical titles, like Scam 1992 and Whistle-blower. It was a great combination of relevance and entertainment, but also purpose driven. It is appreciated that their approach is based on research and insights into what appeals to audiences.  They are very clear about the audience mindset – they know that audiences are intelligent and judicious. Evidence shows that there is a huge set of audience who wants these kinds of shows. For Studio Next, since the time Scam 1992 happened, there has been no looking back.

The Studio Next philosophy is telling a story with a very clear purpose. Faadu makers show their courage to present the kind of love story or romantic drama that India’s digital audiences have never seen in the past.



Abhay’s drive and ambition, and contemporary relationship problems which conflict with Manjiri’s old and contented soul make this a modern love story. This is an interesting movie. It binds the audience with the screen and gives them no chance of feeling boredom. It has cast so many superstars and all have done remarkable acting. This movie can be watched with family or someone special. It had also done good business. It also consists of good music and also has cool romantic songs. Also, it is a multi-starer movie. This movie will give value for the money and time of the viewers.

While watching Faadu anyone can feel that some characters he or she plays in life change them or not just as an actor but as a real person.



Faadu projected the absolute meaning of love between a man and woman, their ideologies, and their thought processes which have many dimensions. A new way of narrating a story in the web series space inspires the young fearless, motivated generation of India who has their own unique story to tell. The overall view is that this film will attract the viewers greatly in the coming days.

I believe that apart from above-the-line costs, all below-the-line costs must be visible on screen. So, if it is not showing on screen, we are very wary about it and keep questioning lifestyle costs, travel, and lodging. We are all for what goes on the screen and more importantly what the screenplay needs. It will be interesting to watch for the audience as the actors have very distinct styles of acting.

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