- Veteran actor and filmmaker Kunle Afolyan was joined by friends and industry colleagues for the premiere of his latest film, Anikulapo
- The world premiere of the Yoruba epic film went down at the popular IMAX cinemas, and as expected, guests turned up in traditional outfits
- Sola Sobowale, Bimbo Ademoye, Kunle Remi and others were spotted in videos from the movie premiere
Nollywood actor and filmmaker Kunle Afolyan finally had the premiere for his much-anticipated Yoruba epic, Anikulapo, over the weekend, and it was indeed a successful event.
The premiere saw members of the cast as well as industry colleagues coming out in numbers to celebrate the veteran filmmaker's new project.
As expected, the theme of the night was traditional, and most guests turned up looking like they were headed to a typical ‘owanbe’ function.
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The celebrant of the night, Afolayan, showed up in aso-oke agbada. Check out the moment he arrived at the premiere venue below:
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Just like the actor, his daughter who was also a part of the movie project looked gorgeous in an aso-oke-themed outfit.
See the video below:
Check out a video of the actor's son below:
Top Nollywood stars like Sola Sobowale, Oga Bello, Odunlade Adekola, Bimbo Ademoye and others who featured in the project were all spotted looking good on the red carpet of the premiere.
Check out a video of Sola Sobowale, Bimbo Ademoye and media personality Azuka Ogujiuba below:
Toyin Abraham and her husband, Kolawole Ajeyemi, equally graced the movie premiere.
Popular monarch Oba Elegushi also attended the film premiere and addressed members of the audience after the viewing.
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Watch him speak below:
Kunle Remi opens up on featuring in Anikulapo film
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Nollywood actor Kunle Remi botched his famous onscreen persona, playboy, in the new Kunle Afolayan movie Anikulapo.
Remi was the lead actor in the movie, alongside actress Bimbo Ademoye, who played the role of his wife, Olori Arolake.
Kunle revealed during a chat with Legit.ng that the biggest challenge while playing Saro was that he had to speak Yoruba all through.