Kunle Afolayan, the ace Nigerian movie director, is set to produce ‘Anikulapo’, his hit movie, as a series.


This was confirmed by Kunle Remi, the lead actor in the movie, via a post on his Instagram page on Wednesday.

Sharing snippets from the film set, Remi revealed that questions that were left unanswered in the first installment of the movie will be attended to in the forthcoming series.

“Even though Saro and Arolake’s case is still in court, my heart is full. PS: The journey just began, all unanswered questions in the series to come as confirmed by the director,” he wrote.



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Set in the 17th century Oyo Kingdom, ‘Anikulapo’ centers on the story of Saro, a young cloth weaver, who is brought back to life by a mystical bird after he was beaten to death for having an affair with Arolake, the Alaafin’s youngest wife.

Saro is seeking greener pastures in the great Oyo Kingdom.

‘Anikulapo’ also examines issues surrounding the rebirth of identity in Africa by exploring different perspectives on the concept.


Prominent names in the movie include Adebayo Salami, Bimbo Ademoye, Kunle Remi, Taiwo Hassan, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Sola Shobowale, and Yinka Quadri.

Others are Toyin Afolayan, Kareem Adepoju, Eyiyemi Afolayan, Faithia Williams, and Aisha Lawal.

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