THE FILMING OF ” MOKALIK” MOVIE STARTS
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.Mokalik a Kunle Afolayan film. ‘Jamb Question’ crooner, Simisola Ogunleye, aka Simi, has accepted a role in Kunle Afolayan’s coming film,
“It is Official: Simi @symplysimi is featuring in
Mokalik’ (Mechanic)Mokalik’ was a slight departure from the flicks he had shot in the past such as
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
He added that there would be two versions of the film, one for the Nigerian market – the other for the international market.