Monday, November 28, 2011
Funke Akindele is Maami as Tunde Kelani releases movie trailer
Award winning veteran director, Tunde Kelani has finally released the trailer of his latest movie – MAAMi.The trailer gives viewers a little of what to expect when the movie finally hits the big screen – beautiful shots, great soundtrack, and of course, brilliant directing.
The much anticipated movie is scheduled to hit Nigerian cinemas, come February 2012.
MAAMi is the inspiring story of a poor conscientious single mother’s struggle to raise her only child Kashimawo, who, eventually, rises to international stardom in an English football club, Arsenal, and becomes a national hero.
Adapted by Tunde Babalola, from Femi Osofisan’s novel, of the same name, this film is about love, perseverance, and fate. The movie unfolds though Kashimawo’s reminiscences of his hardscrabble childhood in the southern Nigerian town, Abeokuta. The movie stars Funke Akindele, Wole Ojo, Tamilore Kuboye, Ayomide Abati. There are special guest appearances by Yinka Davies, Kayode Balogun, Olumide Bakare, Fatai Rolling Dollar, and Biodun Kupoluyi.