African Cinema: WATCH Rising Star ADEYEMI “Deyemi” OKANLAWO in ‘GIDI UP’ Season 2

Adeyemi OkanlawonThere is a rising star in town and he goes by the name Adeyemi Okanlawo, “Deyemi” for short. Deyemi is a graduate of Chemical Engineering from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He is also an entrepreneur, actor & voice over artist.

“Some of his work include hit web-series GidiUp (Ndani TV), Knock Knock (Inkblot Productions) and Kpians Premonition (Stanlee Ohikhuare) as well as short films Blink (Tolu Ajayi) and In Iredu (Abiola Sobo). In 2013 he was awarded Best Actor in a Short Film at the In-Short film festival for his portrayal of a violent psychotic husband in Blink. Blink was also nominated for Best Short Film at the 2013 NMA (Nollywood Movies Awards) Kpians Premonition was nominated in the Best New Media Online Video category of the AMVCA while In Iredu was in the top 5 finalists of the Afrinolly short film competition. ..” -Wikipedia

Book mark this post and make it a blockbuster weekend with Deyemi and the cast of ‘Gidi Up’ Season 2.

-Uduak Oduok

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