The legendary Nigerian filmmaker, Tunde Kelani has recently announced that he is working on his critically-acclaimed movie, ‘Saworoide.
Poduim news understand that details about the project are still scarce, many fans have expressed their enthusiasm for the project, as the announcement has been met with positive responses.
In a post on Thursday, via a Tweet on his official Twitter handle, where he teased the upcoming project with a vague message
“When there is a cultural vacuum, moral and mental decay follows. Saworoide 2 (the new movie) is coming soon.”
Poduim news understands that Saworoide is a classic Nigerian film that was released in 1999.
The movie which tells the story of a small town called Jogbo, which is ruled by a powerful and corrupt king.
The film explores themes of power, corruption, and the struggle for justice in a society where the voices of the people are often silenced.
The movie was a critical and commercial success, earning numerous awards and cementing Kelani’s reputation as one of Nigeria’s top filmmakers. Fans of the film have been eagerly anticipating a sequel for many years, and Kelani’s recent announcement has sparked a wave of excitement and speculation online
The 75-year-old is widely regarded as one of Nigeria’s greatest filmmakers, has been active in the industry for over three decades, producing a wide range of films that explore the complex like O le Ku, Thunderbolt, Maami among others
He is also known for his love of adaptation of literary material into movies as most of his works have followed that style of filmmaking as his work has earned him numerous awards and accolades, and he is considered a pioneer in the Nigerian film industry.
Kelani has also worked on most feature films produced in Nigeria in his capacity as a cinematographer.
Meanwhile, with the announcement of ‘Saworoide 2,’ it seems that Kelani is once again ready to give the Nigerian public another insight of the Nigerian government.
Fans of the Tunde Kelani and Saworoide 1 will place all hands on deck as the expect another classic project in the hands of the producer