#ThrowbackThursday Who remembers Tunde Kelani's 1997 movie "Oleku?"

In 1997, a timeless love classic produced by Tunde Kelani, "Oleku," was released. The movie sparked a fashion revolution in Nigeria with the short aso oke Iro and Buba called Oleku.

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Oleku was produced by Tunde Kelani in 1997 play

Oleku was produced by Tunde Kelani in 1997

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Do you remember the 1997 movie "Oleku," which was produced by talented veteran Tunde Kelani.

An adaptation of Prof. Akinwunmi Ishola’s novel of same name, "Oleku" was released by Mainframe Film and Television Productions in 1997. 

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A scene from "Oleku"

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The movie tells the story of Ajani, a final year student of the University of Ibadan in search of a life partner due to pressures from his mother.  He finds himself in a  love quadrangle as  he becomes involved with three beautiful women- Asake, his old time girl friend; Lola, a first year student he just met; and Sade, a childhood acquaintance who gradually becomes the centre stage of the love drama.

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The movie sparked a fashion revolution in Nigeria with the short aso oke Iro and Buba called Oleku.

What do you remember about movie? Watch part one of "Oleku" below.

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