Master filmmaker Tunde Kelani has released the first official trailer for his new movie, a masterpiece inspired by the life and times of Apala Music superstar, Ayinla Omowura.
The Ayinla movie is an eponymous non-biological musical film based on the life and times of the late
Àpàlà musician, Ayinla Yusuf, popularly known as Ayinla Omowura.
The Àpàlà music superstar was stabbed to death on the head with a beer glass cup by his estranged manager, Bayewu, during a beer parlour brawl on May 6, 1980, at Itoko, Abeokuta. He died from the incident.
He was at the peak of his meteoric rise to stardom when he met his untimely death. He was 47.
Forty years after, his musical legacy lives on in ‘Ayinla’ a movie shot in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
The film is set a long time ago in the 1970s and early 1980s and stars Adedimeji Lateef, Kunle Afolayan, Bimbo Manuel, Ade Laoye, Omowunmi Dada and more.
Watch trailer below:
Veteran Nollywood actor Richard Mofe-Damijo has finally fulfilled one of his life goals as he set to celebrate his 60th birthday.
In a post shared on his Instagram page, the actor reveals he had always wanted to wear an earring for some time now as he believes they are cool if one finds the right one.
However, on his 50th birthday, he had threatened to wear an earring but was sceptical about how residents of his state would feel about a commissioner earing an earring.
Ten years later, according to the actor, he still yearns about wearing an earring, and he has chosen to wear it irrespective of what people may say or think about him.
Sharing photos of himself while rocking an...
Bukky Wright, a popular veteran Nigerian actress, has resumed her exercise routine after a month of inactivity.
The 54-year-old actress said in fresh social media posts that she did not work out throughout Ramadan, despite being urged to do so.
The actress then praised her coworkers Kate Henshaw and Lepacious Bose, who are noted for staying in shape at all times.
Wright claimed she missed working out in a video posted to her Facebook page, and she believes she didn't lose any weight despite the fasting.
She did admit, however, that her legs hurt, owing to the fact that she had not exercised in over a month during the fasting period.
She wrote in her caption:...
Ada Ameh's admirers and colleagues have gone all out to demonstrate their appreciation for the much-loved Nollywood actress, especially on the occasion of her 47th birthday.
On May 15, the actress became a year older, and her life has been full with celebrations and excitement since then.
Despite receiving several well-wishes and presents from fans and colleagues, the movie star's co-stars and crew members from the popular TV show The Johnsons surprised her yet again.
The movie star was surprised with a birthday celebration, and her reaction on social media indicated that she was touched by the thoughtful gesture.
Ameh shared a video from her surprise celebration on her Instagram page.
The cast and crew showered...