Mainframe filmmaker Tunde Kelani has recently given a hint on his new project of immortalizing musician Ayinla Omowura by shooting a biography film of the musician when he took to Instagram to reveal the idea behind the concept.
AllNews understands that forty years after the death of Apala genre of music icon Ayinla Omowura, Kelani said the ideation for the biopic refused to die despite the effects of COVID-19 on the world.
“The ideation or obsession which gives birth to this story lasted more than three years and refused to die despite twists and turns including the covid-19 pandemic,” he noted.
Continuing, the storyteller said, “This is an important but unusual film by many standards.”
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Already, the filming for Omowura’s biopic has kicked off with the crew, equipment, and cast already in the Abeokuta location base.
Omowura churned out several tracks to preach against bad leadership, fornication, and other ill acts in society.
The late Apala singer was born in 1933 in Itoko, Abeokuta, Ogun state. He was stabbed to death during a brawl in his hometown in 1980.