A picture of a scene from the mokalik movie has been posted on social media with the caption, ” lights, camera, action” by Simi indicating the commencement of the filming of the movie.

Afropop alternative singer Simisola Ogunleye, popularly known as Simi, has made her acting debut in the movie.
Kunle Afolayan, a multi award winning filmmaker best known for his renowned work Figurine’, released a statement confirming the news on his Instagram page @Kunleafo on Monday.
“It is Official: Simi @symplysimi is featuring in
Mokalik a Kunle Afolayan film. ‘Jamb Question’ crooner, Simisola Ogunleye, aka Simi, has accepted a role in Kunle Afolayan’s coming film, Mokalik’ (Mechanic)
According to Kunle Afolayan:
“Mokalik (Mechanic) follows the career of an 11-year-old boy, Jaiye, from the middle-class suburbs who spends the day as a lowly apprentice at a mechanic workshop. He wants to view life from the other side of the tracks. From the moment a melancholic Jaiye is dropped off at the mechanic workshop by his father, Ogidan, it is obvious he doesn’t want to be there. Jaiye stands out like a sore thumb in the workshop as he commences his apprenticeship under various mechanics. Along the way, he meets other apprentices, some of whom take a liking to him and others who dislike him".
Simi will be playing Simi; daughter of a Buka (cafeteria) owner whose character holds a significant part in the movie plot.
Afolayan further noted that
Mokalik’ was a slight departure from the flicks he had shot in the past such as Figurine’ andRoti’.
He added that there would be two versions of the film, one for the Nigerian market – the other for the international market.

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