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'Anikulapo' wins best movie in Africa at 2023 AMVCA [See full list of winners]

Kunle Afolayan's Netflix Original, Anikulapo, emerged as the star of the night at the just-concluded awards ceremony.

 'Anikulapo' was the star of the night [Netflix]

The prestigious event, held on May 20, 2023, brought together the continent's most talented actors, directors, and filmmakers under one roof to celebrate their outstanding contributions to the world of cinema.

In a truly satisfying turn of events, Patience Ozokwor took home the highly regarded Industry Merit Award for her meritorious service to the industry. Jade Osiberu's Brotherhood and Kunle Afolayan's Anikulapo took the lead, heading home with multiple awards in different categories.

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Best Actor in a Comedy - (Movie/TV Series)

Samuel Perry (Broda Shaggi) -

Best Actress in a Comedy - (Movie/TV Series)

Bimbo Ademoye - Selina

Best Actor in a Drama - (Movie/TV Series)

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Tobi Bakre - Brotherhood

Best Actress in a Drama - (Movie/TV Series)

Osas Ighodaro - Man of God

Best Supporting Actor (Movie/TV Series)

Abdisattar Ahmed - Gacal

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Best Supporting Actress (Movie/TV Series)

Efe Irele - Four Four Forty Four

Best Short Film

Adeoye Adetunji - Pa Aromire

Best Online Social Content Creator

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Elozonam, Kie Kie - Back From The Future

Best Original Telenovela

Mpali

Best Unscripted Original

King Bugar

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Best Original Comedy Series

Njoro Wa Uba

Best Original Drama Series

Ricordi

Best Art Director

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Wale Adeleke - King Of Thieves (Agesinkole)

Best Costume Designer (Movie/TV Series)

Adeola Art-Alade - The Real Housewives of Lagos (Reunion Episode)

Best Lighting Designer (Movie/TV Series)

Mathew Yusuf - Brotherhood

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Best Picture Editor (Movie/TV Series)

Holmes Awa & Daniel Tom - Crime & Justice

Best Sound Editor (Movie/TV Series)

Anu Afolayan - Anikulapo

Best Soundtrack (Movie/TV Series)

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Kent Edunjobi - Anikulapo

Best Makeup (Movie/TV Series)

Maryam Ndukwe, Hakeem Effects Onilogbo - Shanty Town

Best Writer (Movie/TV Series)

Sola Dada - Anikulapo

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Best Cinematographer (Movie/TV Series)

Loukman Ali - Brotherhood

Best Movie, Southern Africa

Jewel - Elvis Chucks

Best Movie, East Africa

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Click Click Bang - Philip Karanja Njenga

Best Movie, West Africa

Brotherhood - Jade Osiberu

Best Television Series

Crime & Justice - Yinka Edward

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Best Documentary

Nigeria-the Debut - Nora Awolowo

Best Director

Loukman Ali - Brotherhood

The Multichoice Talent Factory Film

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Best Indigenous Language, Swahili (Movie/TV Series)

Philip Karanja Njenga - Click Click Bang

Best Indigenous Language, Yoruba (Movie/TV Series)

Anikulapo - Kunle Afolayan

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Best Indigenous Language, Hausa (Movie/TV Series)

Aisha - Abubakar Bashir Maishadda

Best Indigenous Language, Igbo (Movie/TV Series)

Uhuruchi - Victor Iyke

Best Overall Movie, Africa

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Anikulapo - Kunle Afolayan

Industry Merit Award

Patience Ozokwor

The Trailblazer Award

Angel Onigwe

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Best Dressed Male

Enioluwa Adeoluwa

Best Dressed Female

Beauty Tukura

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