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There Is Nothing Special About Kunle Afolayan’s Movies***A Dunce Will Do A Good Movie With 200 Million Naira-Emeka Ike



Emeka Ike

A scene from October 1


President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), Emeka Ike, has thrown his dragnet of controversies to the direction of prolific movie producer, Kunle Afolayan.

Speaking in a recent interview, Ike said that “there is nothing special about Kunle Afolayan movies.”

Furthermore, he said “Nollywood has always been making good movies like Igodo and Violated. With no disrespect to Kunle Afolayan you can give a dunce 200 million Naira and he will make a good movie.”

You may recall that it was widely reported that Afolayan used a 200 million Naira grant to make the movie October 1.

Released in 2014, October 1, an action thriller was the darling of the 2015 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) winning nine awards.

October 1’ which had a total of 13 nominations won the awards for ‘Best movie’, ‘Best Director (Kunle Afolayan) and ‘Best Actress in a Drama’ (Kehinde Bankole).

It also won the awards for ‘Best Costume Designer’ (Deola Sagoe), ‘Best Lighting Designer’ (Lanre Omofaye), ‘Best Make-Up Artist’ (Lola Maja), ‘Best Sound Editing’ (Kulanen Ikyo), ‘Best Art Director’ (Pat Nebo) and ‘Best Drama Writer’ (Tunde Babalola).

The movie featured the likes of Sadiq Daba, Kehinde Bankole and many more.

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