The city of Akure, serving as the backdrop, is set to be the filming location for the much-anticipated movie “Apaara,” featuring an extensive cast of over 600 Nollywood actors. Produced by Damilare Adebayo and Sunday Alabi Osibata, the film boasts a stellar ensemble, including Ibrahim Chatta, Bimbo Adeboye, Yemi Shodimu, Antar Laniyan, Bolaji Amusan (Mr Latin), Bimbo Oshin, Iyabo Ojo, and Muyiwa Ademola.
Director Damola Olatunji, speaking at the unveiling of the artwork for the upcoming movie, expressed his excitement about the project. He cited the compelling plot, well-defined characters, and the esteemed producers as key factors that drew him to participate in “Apaara,” underscoring the potential for this film to make a significant impact in the Nollywood landscape.
He said that the Yoruba film would have more than 600 actors.
“Apaara is here to correct ills in society,” he continued. This project is of exceptional quality and will speak for itself.
“All we require is encouragement and support. Among other things, the multimillion-naira initiative will stimulate the state’s economy.
Olatunji said that the Ondo State government was doing a good job of ensuring the safety of people and property and praised them for fostering an atmosphere that encouraged talent and innovation in the state.
Speaking about the project, Damilare Adebayo, the CEO of Modern Star Investment Limited and the film’s executive producer, expressed his inspiration for the script, saying it “brings a captivating story to life and provokes actions.”