Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, who has delivered several hits on the big screen, has debuted as an author with the newest fictional book ‘Mapping Love’. She had been working on the story for nearly four years and finally managed to pen her thoughts in a novel. Sharing her thoughts, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari shares, “As a storyteller we have many ideas that keep revolving in our minds. So, I had this story which I had been developing for nearly four years and I felt it was great to write it in the form of a book. You are giving your readers a visual space to imagine their own world. In cinema, you are showing them the world, but when you are writing a book, you are imagining a world. This story needed more of those feelings which can never be shown but can only be felt.”
Ask her if the characters in her book reflect her personality in real life, and Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari says, “It is a novel about family, relationships, love, exploring love between different relationships, and finding your roots. It also revolves a lot around nature and the jungle because the story is set there. My love for nature, also my relationship with my mother, those kinds of things will be there in the book.”
While Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari has called the shots for several female-centric movies, she has not yet considered narrating the love story penned by her. “I have not thought about it yet, but if I have a studio who wants to partner with me in making this… It will be a very different kind of film. This would be a very big film, and one thing is for sure, I will not write the screenplay for it,” concludes the filmmaker and newbie author.