Kunle Afolayan hosts media execs to private screening of ‘Mokalik’

It was a gathering of who is who in the Nigerian media as notable film maker, Kunle Afolayan hosted guests to a private media screening of his latest movie, Mokalik. MOKALIK is an ambitious film project that tells a story which is unique and relevant to our society. It beautifully highlights diversity while distinctively addressing the issues around choice,” the award-winning movie told guests who attended the screening”, Kunle Afolayan said. “This was why I chose to situate life’s happenstances in a typical Nigerian mechanic workshop,” the filmmaker said “Mokalik” features singer Simi, and BBN ex-housemate, Tobi Bakre. The movie also features prominent actors like Femi Adebayo, Charles Okocha, Faithia Williams and Lateef Oladimeji. Afolayan is the son of late movie producer,Adeyemi Afolayan popularly known as Ade Love. He has several films. He is also the founder of a clothing line....

Kunle Afolayan distances self from Aremu’s rant

Popular actor and producer, Kunle Afolayan has distanced himself from  a video rant of his brother, Aremu Afolayan. TAremu called out President Mohammed Buhari and Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for contributing to the problems.Meanwhile, his brother Kunle is a close pal to Ambode and the commissioner for Tourism, Steve Ayorinde.   In the post, Aremu complained about the airport immigration officers for frustrating his sister who has a French passport. They said the passport was fake,this could have been easily confirmed from the French Embassy in Lagos or Abuja. The policemen at the entrance also ask for bribe before you are seeing a family member off to the airline checking point. Kunle wrote"Good morning all, I have been receiving a lot of calls and comments from people who are mistaken me for Aremu Afolayan in regards to this video. I would like to officially state that this is not Kunle Afolayan, he is my brother not...

Movie producers now exploring Cinema option to fight Piracy – Kunle Afolayan

Nigerian actor, movie producer and director, Kunle Afolayan has described piracy as the biggest obstacle militating against the growth of the motion picture industry in Nigeria. The multi-talented producer however said movie producers are now exploring the cinema options in a bid to fight piracy and protect their intellectual property. He disclosed this on Friday while featuring on TVC's Breakfast show. Afolayan who was on the show with the President of the Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria, MOPPAN, Abdullahi  Maikano, acknowledged that cinema culture came back into the Nigerian movie sector about a decade ago, it has really helped in fighting the activities of the pirates. He added that cinema is a game of number, the more the scrint the more the revenue generated. He said: "I will say the Nigerian movie industry is living up to its billing. Cinema Culture came back about a decade ago with the Irapada movie.  Cinema is a game...

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