Somkele, Aki and Seyi Shay
By MOSES NOSIKE
After the success of her last year’s movie, “Banana Island Ghost (BIG)”, Biola Alabi Media is back again with another blockbuster movie, ‘Lara and the Beat’ which is due to hit the cinemas on July 20.
The movie, directed by Tosin Coker and produced by Tolu Olusoga, stars singer, Seyi Shay, Vector Ogunmefun, Somkele Idhalama, Chioma Akpotha, Chinedu Ikedieze, Uche Jombo, Lala Akindoju, Bimbo Manuel. Others are Wale Ojo, Shaffy Bello, Saidi Balogun, DJ Xclusive, Toni Tones, Deyemi Okanlawon, Demola Adedoyin, Folu Storms, Sharon Ooja, Anne Icha, Akan Nnani, Dara Egerton Shyngle, Bollylomo and David Jones David. It’s an all-star cast list promising maximum entertainment and viewing delight.
‘Lara and the Beat’ is about the young and beautiful Giwa sisters caught in the centre of a financial scandal with their parent’s media empire. The sisters are forced out of their privileged bubble, and must learn to build their own future and salvage their family’s past. The movie also tells a love story between Lara and Sal (aka The Beat), who finds her voice and jumpstarts her musical journey. ‘Lara and the Beat’ is a movie about loss, love, music and a dream.
Themes explored in the movie, as seen in the trailer, include financial literacy, family values, sisterhood, friendship, music, fashion, culture and love. With ‘Lara and the Beat’ the movie, and all it has lined up leading up to the cinematic release on July 20, Biola Alabi Media has yet again raised the bar for the industry.
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