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Kunle Afolayan delighted as ‘Anikulapo’ wins 5 awards at AMVCA
Kunle Afolayan delighted as ‘Anikulapo’ wins 5 awards at AMVCA

Nollywood actor, producer and director, Kunle Afolayan has celebrated after his film, ‘Anikulapo’ won five awards at the recently concluded 2023 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.

The film, Anikulapo, won Best Actress in a Drama won by Bimbo Ademoye; Best Soundtrack (Movie/TV Series) for Kent Edunjobi; Best Indigenous Language, Yoruba (Movie/TV Series); Best Sound Editor (Movie/TV Series) for Anu Afolayan; Best Writer (Movie/TV Series) for Sola Dada.

Afolayan in a short gratitude message shared on his verified Instagram page on Monday, thanked God, his team, Naija Netflix, Africa Magic, his fans, mother and all his well-wishers.

“All thanks to Olodumare! 5 Awards! Congratulations to the winning team. Thanks to @naijaonnetflix for the partnership to make the film and thanks to @africamagic for the recognition.

“Thanks to the #kunlesfolayanfans and soldiers out there. Thanks to Maami and all my well-wishers for the prayers and thanks to families and friends for the support.”

The 48-year-old movie producer also hinted that a sequel should be expected, saying “On to the next one “ANIKULAPO: Rise of the Spectre” Ire @kapmotionpictures @kap_hub @kapfilmandtelevisionacademy @kaptelevision @kapfilmvillageandresort @goldeneffectspictures.

Anikulapo is a riveting narrative about Saro, a man who leaves his birthplace in search of a better life, only to become engaged in a perilous love affair with the king’s wife. As events escalate out of control, Saro dies untimely and is resurrected by Akala, a legendary bird with the power to give and take life.

Kunle Remi, Bimbo Ademoye, Sola Sobowale, Taiwo Hassan, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, and many other actors star in the series.

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