Award-winning Nollywood movie, “Elevator Baby” gets Indian remake

Akay Mason’s directorial debut movie, “Elevator Baby”, now has an Indian remake titled “Thank You Brother!”

The 2019 movie which was produced by Niyi Akinmolayan, starred Toyin Abraham, Timini Egbuson, and many other Nollywood stars.

According to the movie producer, Niyi Akinmolayan, an Indian producer had contacted him in 2020 to remake the film.

He revealed on Instagram, “I got a call from a film producer in India, @raparthyr. He had fallen in love with the story and wanted to buy the rights for a remake. I thought it was a joke o…until dollars entered my akant!!! They have made a really beautiful Indian version and I can’t wait to watch it myself,”

The movie aired the story of a spoiled brat who was trapped in an elevator with a heavily pregnant woman. It premiered in cinemas in 2019 and on Netflix in 2020.

Toyin Abraham, who shot the film while heavily pregnant for her son, was awarded as the Best Actress In a Drama category of the 2020 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA).

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