Filmmaking maestro Kunle Afolayan has taken to his Instagram page to announce the release and premiere of his new film, Anikulapo, on September 30.
In the shared IG reel, he said Anikulapo, will be released on that day to Netflix and Nigerian cinemas. Meanwhile, the world premiere will be on September 25.
“That day is very important to me because it is also my birthday on that very day. So, it’s like a triple celebration.”
“We are open to welcoming partners, sponsors who would like to leverage and key into this big opportunity of celebrating something big about Nigeria.”
The film is set in the 17th Century Oyo Empire.
Anikulapo features superstars like Sola Sobowale, Kunle Remi, Bimbo Ademoye, Yinka Quadri, Taiwo Hassan, Ikorodu Boys, Adebayo Salami, Ifayemi Elebuibon, and Hakeem K. Kazeem.
Kunle Afolayan is a Nigerian producer, director, actor, and writer. He has directed and produced movies like October 1, The Figurine, Omugwo, Mokalik, A Naija Christmas, Swallow, Phone Swap, and The Bridge. In addition, he wrote Irapada and Swallow.
He has also played mind-blowing roles in Ayinla, The Figurine, Phone Swap, Dazzling Mirage, Saworoide, etc.