Blood Sisters director, Biyi Bandele biography, movies directed, awards, wife, children, age, education, state of origin & net worth
A reliable source confirmed reports of the de@th of veteran Nollywood filmmaker and director of Nigerian movie, Blood Sisters, Biyi Bandele in the early hours of Tuesday.
According to source, his daughter made the de@th of his daughter public via his Facebook on August 9, 2022.
As many will over the internet searching about the deceased, Olainfo has compiled a detailed biography, wife, children, age, state of origin and net worth of the ‘Blood Sisters’ director, Biyi Bandele and movies directed by him.
Who is Biyi Bandele
Biyi Bandele was a Nigerian novelist, playwright, and director. Bandele was a UK based Nigerian writer for radio, television, theater, newspapers, and other media. In 1990, he relocated to London.
Movies Directed by Biyi Bandele
Half of a Yellow Sun, Biyi Bandele’s first film as a director, premiered in the Special Presentation category at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival and was met with “rapturous praise.” The movie attracted a variety of critical attention.
The 2015 London Film Festival featured his most recent movie, Fifty.
The third season of the well-known MTV drama series Shuga was also directed by him. He directed the first Netflix original series from Nigeria in 2022 and also directed the Blood Sisters in 2022.
He was named the director of the upcoming Netflix and Ebonylife TV co-production Elesin Oba, The King’s Horseman, which will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2022 and is a screen adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s stage drama Death and the King’s Horseman.
Biyi Bandele Education
Biyi Bandele graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife.
Biyi Bandele Wife and Children
Biyi Bandele is survived by wife and children with one of them identified as Temi Bandele. However, identity of the remaining members of his family will be updated on this page as they unfold.
Biyi Bandele Age
Biyi Bandele was born October 14, 1967 and died in August 7, 2022. He d!ed at 54.
Biyi Bandele State of Origin
Biyi Bandele was born in Kafanchan Kaduna state to a Yoruba parent. His father name is Solomon Bandele Thomas but his state of origin still unknown. However, more details about his state of origin will be updated on this page as they unfold.
Biyi Bandele Net Worth
No verified or documented report stating the net worth of the late novelist at the time of compiling this piece.
Biyi Bandele Awards
1989 – International Student Playscript Competition – Rain
1994 – London New Play Festival – Two Horsemen[
1995 – Wingate Scholarship Award
2000 – EMMA (BT Ethnic and Multicultural Media Award) for Best Play – Oroonoko