Kunle Afolayan, BB Sasore fly Nollywood flag on CNN African Voices

Kunle Afolayan

Award-winning filmmaker, Kunle Afolayan, is a star feature in the current edition of the television magazine programme, CNN African Voices.

The edition also features two other Nollywood filmmakers, BB Sasore, a film writer, director and producer and Derin Adeyokunnu, also a producer.

Globacom in a press statement in Lagos on Friday said the edition would celebrate the Nigerian personalities who have distinguished themselves in various capacities in the film industry.

Kunle Afolayan started out as a banker but soon quit this to go into filmmaking. He attended the New York Film Academy to acquire necessary skills to enable him to succeed in his chosen career.

The 44-year-old has so far made a huge success of his career in the film industry.

His films like Irapada, The Figurine, Phone Swap, October 1 and The CEO have been a resounding success at the box office.

Sasore proved his mettle in the highly successful Banana Island Ghost which premiered in 2017.

He has followed up with God Calling, a faith-based movie, which is scheduled for release in December 2018.

Also featured in the edition of African Voices is Adeyokunnu, the executive producer of Banana Island Ghost.

The edition also features a 42-year-old Egyptian actress and singer, Bushra Rozza, who came into the arts in 2002 through a comedy series tagged Youth Online.

African Voices airs at various times on CNN International from Friday through Tuesday.