Survival Of Jelili is a Nigerian Nollywood comedy drama film directed by Desmond Elliot and produced by Femi Adebayo. It is the sequel to 2011's Jelili. The film scheduled release came eight years after the success of the original comedy flick.


Survival Of Jelili

Survival Of Jelili Theatrical release poster
Survival Of Jelili Theatrical release poster

Written & Produced by Femi Adebayo
Directed by Desmond Elliot
Genre
  • Comedy
  • drama
Starring
  • Femi Adebayo
  • Rachael Okonkwo
  • Toyin Abraham
  • Bolanle Ninalowo
  • Desmond Elliot
  • Ayo Ajewole
  • Yemi Shodimu
  • Gbenga Adeyinka
  • Oluwatoyin Bayegun
  • Seyi Law
  • Kareem Adepoju
Cinematography by n/a
Edited by n/a
Production company n/a
Distributed by Blue Pictures Entertainment
Release date
  • December 6, 2019 (Nigeria)
Country Nigeria
Running Time 1 hour, 37 minutes
Language
  • English
Budget n/a
Box office n/a

Synopsis

Jelili (Femi Adebayo) an idiot by nature. Embark on a quest to attain societal relevance, he takes on different jobs. At the end, it will leave you with lessons mixed with lots of laughter to his folly.

Cast

  • Femi Adebayo: as Jelili
  • Rachael "Nkoli" Okonkwo: Jelili's love interest
  • Toyin Abraham
  • Bolanle Ninalowo
  • Desmond Elliot
  • Dele Odule
  • Yemi Shodimu
  • Gbenga Adeyinka
  • Aisha Lawal
  • Ayo "Woli Agba" Ajewole
  • Oluwatoyin "Woli Arole" Bayegun
  • Seyi Law
  • Razak "Ojopagogo" Olayiwola
  • Kareem "Baba Wande" Adepoju
  • Papi Luwe

Promotion

After a few weeks of shooting, Femi Adebayo released the trailer for the film on Tuesday, November 12. Also himself and most of his colleagues promote the film on their social media page.

Release

The film was released on December 6, 2019. Eight years after the success of the original comedy flick.