It takes deep audience understanding to create a story that can break generation boundaries and beloved across ages. Producer & Series Creator Siddharth Malhotra has showcased his mettle with his new web-series Pawan & Pooja, a show that tackles love across three generations. Following the stories of three couples, all of the same names, Pawan & Pooja brilliantly show love as a roller-coaster ride replete with problems, emotions, excitement and the lack of it, secrets and much more. Siddharth Malhotra’s insight and clarity of vision are evident in this story which is co-created by Shaad Ali which delves deep into love and relationships connecting with you at a personal level.
The show has been receiving acclaim for its realistic depiction of relationships and on-point casting and execution. Mahesh Manjrekar and Deepti Naval, who portray an old couple in their 60s, is a new-found pairing who surprise viewers with their chemistry and complementary natures and make their characters very relatable. Sharman Joshi and Gul Panag, a couple in their 40s undergoing a mid-life crisis and a mechanical marriage devoid of excitement and zing, are a delight to watch as they navigate daily problems. Natasha Bharadwaj and Taaruk Raina are the youngest couple and portray today’s generation entangled in the clutches of social media as they discover and battle love. Pawan & Pooja is a show of today, of yesterday and of tomorrow. From critics to audiences alike, Pawan & Pooja is growing on viewers and has been loved on mx player.
“It is overwhelming and extremely encouraging to see the response the show has gotten. It is also reassurance that real and heartfelt stories will always rule the roost. Pawan & Pooja is as real as it can get and we are thrilled that our viewers are able to connect with it, to relate with it. I hope to continue to create stories that are driven by the script and associate with talented actors who make our story come alive. Pawan & Pooja wouldn’t be what it is if not for the writers, actors and the entire team that has put it together”, says Siddharth Malhotra.
Pawan & Pooja released on February 14, 2020, and is available on MX Player.
Producer-director Siddharth Malhotra has always set the bar high in every project he has taken on. Whether it was creating Dil Mil Gaye or Sanjivani at a time when these genres remained unexplored or even a movie like Hichki, which after being rejected by several production houses, had a great run at the box office.