The 13-parter explores 13 intriguing journeys encompassing various emotions ranging from love and laughter, to sorrow and fear, as well as romance and horror, that happen in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur after dusk.
Astro recently caught up with director R. Azizan to find out his inspiration and hopes for the series. Here's the interview:
Could you share your inspiration behind directing Nadunisi KL?My inspiration was Arabian folk tales "One Thousand and One Nights". Nadunisi in Tamil means midnight. As per the title, the series explores events occurring after dusk in the nation's capital Kuala Lumpur (KL). I decided to direct an anthology with 13 different stories, featuring popular cast members, after constructing the idea.
What can the audience look forward to with Nadunisi KL?
The Audience will experience a series starring popular talents in multiple genres such as romance, thriller, horror, action, drama and more. Every episode is experimentally done with cinematic visual presentation and production designing. Audience can also watch any episode separately, without watching previous episodes.
Please share your significant memories directing Nadunisi KL
It was challenging to shoot after midnight with the available COVID-19 SOPs. Thus, precise planning and changes were made to accommodate the current situation without compromising the story and concept. We managed to pull off the best from everyone with a great team and talented cast. I’m blessed to have everyone believing in my vision throughout this project.
What are your hopes for this series?
We look forward to explore other cities including Penang, Singapore and more to be featured in the upcoming seasons of ‘Nadunisi’ if the series is well received by the audience.
Nadunisi KL stars popular local talents including Sri Kumaran, Denes Kumar, Vikadakavi Magen, Sangabalan, Vinosha, and Logavarman, among others.
You can catch new episodes of Nadunisi KL premiere every Saturday, at 9pm on Astro Vinmeen HD (Ch 202). Alternatively, you can stream it anytime on Astro GO and On Demand.