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Kokoro: Lagos commissioner, Onipokia, Obateru, Atayero, Princess Kolade, others set to grace Olabisi Adeyemi’s movie premiere

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All is set for the movie premiere of Kokoro, a new film by BlingDiamond Concept, at the prestigious Blue Moon Events Centre, Lekki, Lagos, on May 21, 2022, as top paramount Yoruba monarchs, chiefs and crème de la crème of the Yoruba social circle, confirmed attendance.

Aside from the Lagos commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Uzamat Akinbile Yusuf Moremi, who is saddled with the role of keynote speaker at the event, among those also expected are the Onipokia of Ipokia kingdom, Oba Dr. Sola Adeniyi Olaniyan, Oshigin II; Obateru of Egbin Royal kingdom, HRM Oba Adeoriyomi Oluwasesan Abdul-Akeem Oyebo, and the Atayero of Aramoko Kingdom, HRH Olusegun Aderemi, who are the Royal Fathers of the Day, while the Yeye 1 of the source (Ile Ife), Princess Folashade Ogunwusi Fadairo is the Royal Mother of the Day.

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The Chief Launchers of the Day are popular socialite and Iyalaje Oodua, Princess Toyin Kolade; the Akinsiku of Lagos (Olori Eyo), Chief Adebola Dosunmu and the managing director of Adebiyi & Son Nigeria Ltd, Elijah Adebiyi.

Kokoro, which was written and produced by Olabisi Adeyemi, is an intriguing story of love, betrayal and deceit. The movie, shot in undiluted and rich Yoruba language, promises to be very entertaining and highly educative.

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According to the storyline, Olabisi Adeyemi tells a story of a family man who finds it hard to believe that his childhood friend and business associate is responsible for his family destruction.

“As you already know that, I just don’t produce movies for the sake of it. I love my job and I always ensure I take my time writing the scripts in order to ensure that all ingredients needed to make a very good movie are not missing.

“And Kokoro is no exception. Aside from making sure the story is tight, best thespians in the Nollywood industry acted in the project,” she said.

Other special guests expected at the epoch making event are the CEO of Zone 4 Energy Limited, Lara Olaniran; CEO of Midstream Food and Beverages Nig Ltd, Alhaji Abdul, Founder/Chairman MKH, Dr. Muibi Kehinde Hammed (MKH) and the founder of T Pumpy Concept Limited, Adaralegbe Akintayo.

The CEO Emachristher properties Limited, Olajide Ahmed Idowu; CEO, Zenith Carex, Adelana Olamilekan; CEO, Carllion Construction Limited, Bidemi Amusa; Hon Sultan Adeniji Adele and Hon. Desmond Elliot would also be present.

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Fully subtitled in English, the movie features Olabisi Adeyemi herself, Akin Lewis, Saheed Balogun, Bimbo Oshin, Abiola Ajibike and Toyin Alausa.

Jide Awobona, Mustapha Solagbade, Habibat Jinad, Kunle Omisore, Bukola Olatunji, Kazeem Adeshina and others are also present.

Kokoro, co-produced by Olu Michael and directed by Saheed Abolaji Oscar, would be showing to an exclusive audience at the Blue Moon Events Centre with red carpet starting 1:00pm in the afternoon.

The full movie would be available on Apata TV Youtube channel after the event for general viewing.

“Kokoro is my fourth movie. I started movie production with the release of Okan Mimo, then Eni Ibi and followed by Ayami,” she disclosed.

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The movie premiere would be compered by Baba Tee and Mama Ajasco, Moji Oyetola.

Other side attractions at the movie premiere include music, dance and comedy with special appearances by the popular musician, Jide Harmony.

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Mosun Filani blows hot, says she’s about to lose it

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Nollywood actress Mosun Filani Oduoye has hinted at causing havoc on social media.

The Yoruba actress, who always stays out of controversy, took to her Instagram page to vent out.

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Mosun Filani noted how she doesn’t look for trouble and is a peaceful person.

She added that she was about to loose her peace if the issue wasn’t addressed.

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“Everyone knows am a peaceful person and I don’t go looking for trouble…. But pls can English tell us why there is letter D in Fridge and there is no letter D in refrigerator….. bcos am about to loose my peace.

Our English Teachers/Lecturers come and defend ur career o…cos am about to cause trouble”.

Recall that Mosun Filani slammed those who didn’t support her when she was getting bodyshammed for being fat.

The actress who now claimed to be slim took to social media with claims that people were saying that they preferred her chubby look than her slimness now.

Mosun Filani wrote:

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“Flash back to this look. You all got used to my fat/chubby looks. Give it time, u will also get used to my trimmed looks again. You all didn’t use this same energy to always come to my defense “all those times I was being called fat and shapeless….. Now that I shocked u with my slim looks. Now you are quick to say we prefer ur chubby looks.
Chubby looks koor…. Orobo looks nii.
Awon alabosiaun gbogbo. You all are not ready walahi
If I hear pim…. Ijoba blocking”.

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Rita Dominic allegedly debunks reports she gave birth to twins

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Veteran Nollywood actress, Rita Dominic, has debunked reports that she welcomed a set of twins with her husband.

Reports made the rounds on Wednesday that the Nollywood star who tied the knot with her husband, Fidelis Anosike, a few months ago, welcomed a set of twins.

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Reacting to the report, many social media users trooped to the actress’ social media pages to express their immense joy and congratulate the couple.

However, in an apparent reaction, Rita Dominic took to her official Twitter handle to affirm that the claim was false.

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Taking to her Twitter handle on Wednesday night, she shared a GIF displaying a surprised look while reading through a publication with the headline, “FAKE NEWS.”

See her post below,

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Lancelot Imaseun makes powerful cinema return with Gbege

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The audacious movie producer and actor, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, has made a big comeback to the cinema with the release of Gbege.

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Known for his love for cultural preservation and projection in his works, Imaseun was able to creatively infuse tradition in his new film that would be released on October 7, 2022 in cinemas near you.

Gbege is a story of a troubled man, whose father died while he’s serving a life imprisonment. All he wants is a chance of release to perform his father’s burial rite, but the law is no respecter of tradition.

According to the award winning producer and master storyteller, the twists in the storyline are so captivating, moviegoers are assured a worthy time at the cinemas.

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Gbege parades some top Nigerian thespians like Jide Kosoko, Ebele Okaro, Sam Dede, Mercy Aigbe and Ini Edo.

Others include Zubby, Sanni Muaizu, Charles Inojie, Harry B, Broda Shaggi, Nosa Rex, Junior Pope, Angela Equeavoen and so on.

Imaseun, who also doubles as a director, has worked in the film industry since 1995 and his films feature unexplored aspects of the African experience including tribalism, witchcraft, crime, poverty, religion, and folk beliefs.

In 2008 a Canadian documentary Nollywood Babylon co-directed by Ben Addelman and Samir Mallal, and produced by AM Pictures and the National Film Board of Canada in association with the Documentary Channel, followed Imasuen while he was shooting his 157th film Bent Arrows.

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