Kunle Afolayan Honours Late Father,Revived 3 Of His Movie Masterpieces

Adeyemi Afolayan (Photo: Kunle Afolayan)
Adeyemi Afolayan (Photo: Kunle Afolayan)

The father of Nollywood juggernaut, Kunle Afolayan, and legendary filmmaker, Adeyemi Afolayan, is back – well, sort of.

Adeyemi Afolayan (Ade Love) is set to resurrect in screens across the country this December, two decades after his shocking death on December 30, 1996.

Adeyemi Afolayan (Photo: Kunle Afolayan)

Kunle Afolayan is done upgrading the footage of his father’s 1980s classics, Taxi Driver, Taxi Driver 2 and Kadara, which are all set to screen next month.

Kadara will screen at an event honoring Ade Love on December 15 at the National Theatre, Lagos. Then all three movies will screen at a celebration of the filmmaker’s life in Kwara on December 27.

Kadara (1980)

Kadara is a charming movie that follows the story of rivalry between a handsome and endearing farmer and a brutish man of considerable wealth for the hand of the most beautiful princess in the entire kingdom.

Taxi Driver (1983)

Taxi driver follows the story of a taxi driver whose estrangement from his wife complicates his life with his only son. He eventually meets and falls in love with a young woman under unusual circumstances and his life begins to take a turn.

Taxi Driver 2 (1987)

Taxi Driver 2 follows the story of Tunde Samuel, who after sordid experiences as a taxi driver, decides to help clean up the society of its criminal aspects. He becomes a policeman and goes undercover as a… taxi driver.

Culled from: www.konbini.com/ng


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