Dazzling Mirage by Olayinka Abimbola : Set to be adapted to the Big screens by Tunde Kelani

Tunde kelani still continues with his winning streak of adapted works. His latest movie “MAAMI” (an adapted work from Femi Osofisan’s novel)is still running at the Ozone cinema, Yaba Lagos. The multiple Award winning filmmaker has indubitably craved a niche for himself with the adaptation of literary works. He has commissioned London based Nigerian screenwriter Ade Solanke to adapt the book “Dazzling Mirage” for the cinemas. The author of dazzling mirage, Olayinka Abimbola, is a lecturer in Communication and language Arts, with a PHD in his kitty at the premiere University (Ibadan).

The story revolves around a female sickle cell carrier who suffers from the streaming crises that flow ceaselessly into her life as a result of her genes. Betrayal, loyalty, love, and travails, triumphs against the physical pains, emotional trauma are experienced in the life of the sufferer as she forges ahead in the quest to be self fulfilled.

It also unveils and challenges certain myths flying around about sickle cell sufferers. Solanke has worked for Hollywood studios and has a knack for developing and producing high quality works and with his expertise he will do justice to the story… let’s keep our fingers crossed…

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