BANKY W, MI, ELDEE IN NEW JENIFFA MOVIE
Funke Akindele of the popular JENIFA fame has constantly been in the public eye since her young days of “I need to know'. A popular drama series on television.
And now, after featuring in several home videos, gathering quite a lot of accolades and winning numerous awards to her credit, as well as sky rocketing to the 'A' list of Nigerian act. The sultry actres is back to grace our screens with a reload of her well celebrated and popular film 'Jenifa'. A comedy film which not only saw her hitting the 'A' spot but also clink the champagne flute with the country's pop icons, rap gods, designers on top of their game and other entertainment guru.
Currently on locations around Ikeja and Lekki, the film titled 'The return of Genifa' promised the best of Nollywood actress and top on the league in the music Industry. 'Sources say 'the return of Jenifa' has award winner rapper, MI who might be eyeing Nollwood sequel to his sophomore album 'MI2 HE MOVIE'. Singer Bank W, Guinness book of records holder, Kaffy, music producer and rapper, Eldee while tokunbo Odubanwo known as DJ is sanding b and the director of photography and co director'.
Another source in the know, close to the actress debunk the current buzz making around town that the actress is few months pregnant as false and ridiculous at a time when the actress currently works with major acts in the industry to set standards in Nollywood. 'I think the pregnancy tale is uncalled for. If she is pregnancy, she wouldn't be on locations right now, knowing full well the psychological impact I will have on her and he movie'.
Muhdeen S .Ayinde the movie director says' the movie will take our audience through the consequences of all actions and all unresolved plots will be solved amicable. And all so his time we are working with a large audience and beer equipments. We will ensure that the audience sees a tighter movie'.
When we contacted the actress on the afternoon of Monday December13, 2010, her phone was switched off and reply to our queries were not replied as at press time.
The cast and crew celebrate backstage. Photo © 2010 Bic Leu
Jenifa (played by Funke Akindele), Kaffy (played by Herself), and eLDee (played by Himself). Photo © 2010 Bic Leu
The power (un)expectedly went out during the taping of the performance, but eLDee quickly recovered and resumed singing once the crew turned on the generator.
Today, we returned to the University of Lagos campus to film the pivotal concert scene. eLDee performed the film's theme song, Ota Mi, to a packed auditorium of excited students. Dancer Kaffy choreographs the sequence for 12 dancers, including Funke Akindele (as Jenifa), Denrele Edun (as Dancer), and Seun Chukwuemeka (as Sumbo)
Muhydeen S. Ayinde (Director 1) and DJ Tee (Director of Photography). Photo © 2010 Bic Leu