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'The Calabash' 5 things to know about Obi Emelonye's 1st TV series

Obi Emelonye's new and 1st TV series is an expose on the banking sector. Check out 5 things you need to know about it.

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'The Calabash' TV series play

'The Calabash' TV series


Currently showing on Africa Magic Showcase, 'Calabash' just like every other movie from the award winning Obi Emelonye, is a must watch.

The Calabash tells the story of a new generation bank. The bank management, in their bid to remain among the top ten banks in Nigeria, sets ludicrous targets for their staff.

The series stars Collette Nwadike, Alex Nwokedi, Bayray McNwizu, Lisa Omorodion, Enyinna Nwigwe, Uru Eke, Chris Okagbue among other talented actors.

Check out 5 things you need to know about the TV series which can be qualified as an expose on banking sector;

  • 'Calabash' focuses on the hidden things that happen in banking sector in Nigeria.

  • Obi Emelonye choose a banking sector related movie because, Nigeria is the largest economy in Africa, thus the banking sector is a very important one that should not be ignored.

  • The series explores what an ordinary banking costumer doesn't see in the banking sector, it also looks into relationships between customers and banking staff.

  •  According to the director, the show will involve more characters and banks in the 3rd season.

  • Obi Emelonye considers shooting the series one of his biggest training ever.

"what I learnt from that process cannot be taught in any film school" - he said in an interview with SmartMonkey TV.

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