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Kelani’s Dazzling Mirage in cinemas today

By EDITOR
19 February 2015   |   11:00 pm
DAZZLING Mirage, the much-anticipated movie by renowned cinematographer, Tunde Kelani, hits cinemas today. The emotional movie is a love story, which revolves around a sickle cell patient, who, against all odds, embarks on a journey for survival, overcoming social stigma and prejudice. The movie helps to raise awareness about the sickle cell condition and to…

DAZZLING Mirage, the much-anticipated movie by renowned cinematographer, Tunde Kelani, hits cinemas today. The emotional movie is a love story, which revolves around a sickle cell patient, who, against all odds, embarks on a journey for survival, overcoming social stigma and prejudice. The movie helps to raise awareness about the sickle cell condition and to help people make better and informed decisions.

  “The movie is an inspiring story which I recommend for people, not just to watch but to take home its rich message,” said Lala, who played lead in the movie. “It is an answer to a call and this movie is a must watch for everyone”.

  The suspense filled and intriguing movie profiles other notable figures from Nollywood, including actors like Kunle Afolayan, Seun Akindele, Taiwo Ajayi-Lycett, Bimbo Manuel, Carol King, Yomi Fash Lanso amongst others.

  “Dazzling Mirage is not just a movie; there is no such thing like a level playing ground in life. The choice is out there to make if we want to make our society sickle cell-free and from the pains we put ourselves and others through,” said Tunde Kelani, producer of the film.

  Shot in Lagos, the movie is an adaptation of a novel of the same title and authored by Olayinka Abimbola Egbokhare, and adapted to screen by Ade Solanke. This film about love, perseverance and fate, unfolds through a sickler’s experience in life through struggle. It was first premiered at Muson Centre Lagos, and has enjoyed a nationwide tour spreading its message of hope and survival to people.