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Sudani from Nigeria

2018, Zakariya Mohammed


Sudani from Nigeria is a 2018 Indian Malayalam-language sports drama film written and directed by Zakariya Mohammed , with dialogues co-written by Muhsin Parari. Shyju Khalid was the cinematographer, who also produced the film with Sameer Thahir. It stars Soubin Shahir and Samuel Abiola Robinson. The story follows a Nigerian football player who joins a club in Malappuram, Kerala for a sevens football tournament.

Sudani from Nigeria was released in India on 23 March 2018. It met with widely positive critical response and was a commercial success at the box office. The film won five awards at the 2018 Kerala State Film Awards, including Best Screenplay, Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value, Best Debut Director, Best Actor (Shahir), and Best Character Actress (Savithri and Sarasa). At the 2018 National Film Awards, it won the award for Best Feature Film in Malayalam and Savithri Sreedharan received a Special Mention for her performance in the film. It was included in The Hindu's top 25 Malayalam films of the decade.

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