Kunle Afolayan’s recently released movie titled Anikulapo, has been praised by many as it topped the Netflix global chart as the most viewed non-English Netflix original a week after its release. The movie premiered on September 30, 2022.
On October 12, 2022, Afolayan took to social media to share impressions from the movie as it hit the top spot on the global weekly top 10 lists of the most-watched TV and non-English films. The movie had recorded streams of 8,730,000 hours of views cumulatively. The next movie in line was India’s ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’ with 6,630,000 hours of views cumulatively.
Afolayan wrote, “Netflix original, produced and directed by Kunle Afolayan, has been the talk of the town and it is currently topping the Netflix global chart as the most viewed non-English Netflix original with 8,730,000 views in less than a week.
“While this is being celebrated by Nigerians home and abroad, the acceptability of it from people around the world with different cultural backgrounds and beliefs proves beyond words that ‘Anikulapo’ tells a universal story that every human across the world can relate to.”