AnikuLapo: Kunle Afolayan’s Latest Title Ranks No. 1 Globally On Netflix

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Anikulapo garnered 8,730,000 hours of viewing within its first week of release

Kunle Afolayan over the years has earned a name for himself as one of Nigeria’s foremost movie makers, putting classics after classics of which latest work Anikulapo is no exception, recording major milestones barely two weeks after release.

The master auteur has revealed data confirming that the apic title has ranked number one globally, nearly two weeks after its debut on the streaming service.

According to the data, Anikulapo currently sits at the top of Netflix top 10 most watched non-English films with 8,730,000 hours of viewing in its first week.

While this is being celebrated by Nigerians home and abroad, the acceptability of it from people around the world with different cultural background and beliefs proves beyond words that Anikulapo tells a universal story that every human across the world can relate to,” said Afolayan.

It is also noteworthy to state that the movie in a great way creates an inclusiveness of both male and female character traits, bringing to light the fine thin line between lust and love, hate and resentment, illusion etcCongratulations to us all and thanks to you guys out there for the reviews and referrals.”

Anikulapo debted on netflix on October 1, 2022 to positive reviews with many praising the cast performance and the rich representation of the Yoruba culture.

Afolayan directed and produced the Netflix original with a spin off series based on the characters of the film already in the works.

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