Nollywood actor, Lateef Adedimeji couldn’t hold back his tears at the screening of Jagun Jagun.
Kemi Filani reported last month that Femi Adebayo had unveiled his latest project, which is in collaboration with streaming service, Netflix.
The filmmaker held a screening on Wednesday night which had lots of celebrities in attendance.
Lateef, who was present at the event and is among the cast of the movie, while giving his speech, broke down in tears.
Expressing gratitude to Femi Adebayo, he revealed that he shot the film while in pain. According to him, he broke his leg during filming and almost gave up, but for Femi Adebayo’s constant encouragement.
He disclosed that he would tear up while on set and Femi would encourage him.
“I just want to say, thank you, sir. It was a tough one, from the first action, I broke my leg. So all through the filming, I was in pain and when they call action, I would start crying. And Femi Adebayo would encourage me saying, ‘I can do it’, and we did it”.
Femi Adebayo recalls how Adedimeji Lateef’s accident inspired the cast of his new movie
Recall that Femi Adebayo Salami had recalled how Adedimeji Lateef’s accident inspired the cast of Jagun Jagun.
Femi Adebayo, shared a photo of Adedimeji Lateef from the scene of the movie, recalling how the young actor commanded the set.
He acknowledged his resilience spirit that inspired the cast of his new movie. Femi Adebayo noted how Adedimeji broke his knee on his first scene and how he continued to deliver his best despite his accident.
Bukunmi Oluwasina speaks out on her daring role in Femi Adebayo’s new movie
Similarly, Exceptional role interpreter, Bukunmi Oluwasina had opened up on her daring role in Femi Adebayo’s upcoming movie, Jagun Jagun.
She recounted how Femi Adebayo had put a call across to her and had expressed his desire for her to work on his project, which he declared was going to be bigger than his previous project.
He told her she would have to spend two months at the location because of training.
Bukunmi revealed that she almost burnt down her house because she was engrossed in reading the script.
The mother of one described the production process as a rollercoaster of overwhelming challenges of emotions.
She expressed pride in Lateef Adedimeji’s phenomenal acting skills and the production cast and crew.