Nigerian filmmaker dedicates new movie to late actress Rachel Oniga


Tiresome Rachel Oniga used to be one of many actors within the superstar-studded movie space to hit the cinema on October 29.

A Nollywood filmmaker, Niyi Akinmolayan, has dedicated his new film, ‘Modern Tailors Membership’, to late actress, Rachel Oniga.

Until her death on July 30, the passe actress featured in just some of the appropriate Nollywood and Yoruba motion pictures.

The late Oniga used to be one of many actors within the superstar-studded movie space to hit the cinema on October 29.

Forward of the premiere of the movie, the filmmaker wrote a tribute on Instagram to the late actress and his mum as he dedicated the movie to them.

The political satire film stars Beverly Osu, Uzor Arukwe, Funnybone, and Blessing Jessica Obasi with Rachael Oniga, Lizzy Jay, Adedimeji Lateef, and Bolaji Ogunmola, in supporting roles.

The film deals with contributors of the Modern Tailors Membership the establish apart they gain for a assembly to elect their new chief. On the alternative hand, when a longstanding, relied on govt is eradicated for corruption, it comes all the formula down to a alternative between the outdated, the brand new, and the ridiculous.

Femi Adebayo and Kola Ajeyemi in Progressive Tailors Club
Femi Adebayo and Kola Ajeyemi in Modern Tailors Membership

The tribute

Until Oniga’s death, the filmmaker had planned on dedicating the film to his mother who died a decade within the past. The filmmaker additionally recounted that the actress who additionally featured within the movie used to be the major to name him support after he despatched out the scripts to the solid and he or she used to be contented with it.

“This day in all fairness bit bittersweet for me. I had hoped I would be dedicating Modern Tailors Membership to upright one particular person; my mum. She used to be the inspiration for the movie as great of the suggestions and characters inner absorb been from the Tailors club she founded while alive and the tales she shared after their conferences. She passed on 10yrs within the past but she amassed lives in my head.

Funnybone in Progressive Tailors Club
Funnybone in Modern Tailors Membership

”Aunty Rachel Oniga used to be the major actor to name support after we despatched out the scripts. We spoke for nearly an hour. She acknowledged ‘Niyi the establish apart elevate out you web all these Crazy suggestions from’. I on the spot her they absorb been all my Mum’s. She acknowledged…ah we must forever devote the movie to her memory o. Then we laughed precise inviting about Mrs Edem; the character Rachel plays within the film,”.

Beverly Osu
Beverly Osu

He additionally added that although he would now not have faith within the afterlife, he can bag some solace in shining that so long as his movie exists, these two dazzling women folks will forever be alive to him.

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