Tunde Kelani, popularly known as TK, is a Nigerian filmmaker, storyteller, director, photographer, cinematographer and producer.
The great man (Tunde Kelani) as far as the movie industry is, is been celebrated all over the country today. The renowned Nigerian cinematographer, Tunde Kelani, today his also been celebrated by his state governor, Ibikunle Amosun as he marks his 70th birthday.
The Ogun state governor describes the filmmaker who was just appointed as the chairman of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) in a statement signed by the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Otunba Adedayo Adeneye, as an epitome of cinema, who has also used his exemplary skills to promote the rich Yoruba cultural heritage worldwide.
The governor said the story teller and filmmaker, who was appointed the chairman of the National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), by President Mohammadu Buhari, is a worthy Nigerian, distinguished Yoruba man and a pride to Ogun State.
The governor stated that the cinematographer deserves commendation and celebration, for rising from a local photographer and now sitting as the head of his privately owned film producing company, Mainframe, acclaimed for producing chart bursting films.
“Today,Tunde Kelani is acknowledged for his dexterity in handling the camera and also versed in the knowledge of Yoruba culture and tradition, which he is using to promote our rich culture.
“Also, with a touch of adire in his dressing, he has relentlessly identified with his root, Abeokuta, which is known as the home of adire clothe. For this, we, in Ogun state, are proud of him as our culture ambassador”, Amosun added.
Source: Naija News