|Oleyo and Sanyeri|
Comic actors and childhood friends, Olaniyi Afonja( Sanyeri) and Adekola Tijani (Oleyo) are the rave- in their forte in the- in the yoruba movie industry.
The clamour for their works by fans and practitioners have given them the leeway to eclipse the popularity of top shots in their field, Babatunde Omidina. (Baba Suwe) and Bolaji Amusan (Mr Latin) in and out of the movie industry.
The duo are generally regarded as natural with their style and more professional in their approach to work.
Findings revealed that though they trained under the same master, Prince Oluseyi Adeoye of Adeoye Motion PIctures( in Ibadan) and came to Lagos to come ply their trade together and are usually
paired together in movies- they hit lime light working separately.
The character that solidified Sanyeri's fame was Opakan. He played the role along side actor Odunlade Adekola in the same titled flick. He had grabbed attention with his peformance in the movie title, Aina Orosun before then.
For Oleyo, he ascertained his fame with his performance of the same character of the same title film, along side actor Muyiwa Ademola.
He had waowed the audience with his proficiency in with the Character Kamilu Kompo, in a movie of the same title.
These exploits and the best seller they turned their movies to have turned them Kings of Comedy in the Yoruba movie world.
The accolades and wide acceptance trailing the latest work featuring them, side by side, tagged Amballi and Muniru has proven beyond doubt that they have successful deposed the Babasuwes and Mr Latins of their genre.
Sources claim that they are currently besieged with movie offers from producers and colleagues striving to cash in on their popularity with the public.
Unconfirmed sources claim that the Mr Latin and Baba Suwe are also separately working on ways to work together with the rave actors.
Meanwhile in the same industry but on another front, two popular actors, Femi Adebayo and Odunlade Adekola are battling to claim the title of the Best Actor available.
Sources divulged that the raging war between the two is still very low profile and restricted to their work.
They are said to be engaged in this supremacy battle on two front. The kind of movies they produce individually and the type of script they accept to be a part of.
The public gave the role best actor via awards to Odun Adekola based on his performance last year. But experts are divided over who is better.
The duo have taken it upon themselves to come up tops strictly on merit. But many believe it will be a tight call because they are both wonderful role interpreters!