“I Nearly Sold All My Properties To Produce Jagun Jagun Movies”– Actor Femi Adebayo Opens Up About His Sleepless Nights

Nollywood actor and filmmaker, Femi Adebayo Salami, has revealed the comprehensive measures he took to realize his recent film, “Jagun Jagun.”

In a media interview, the notable box office presence disclosed that he made the decision to liquidate his assets in order to fund the movie, opting to forgo seeking financial support from institutions or individuals.

He revealed that “Jagun Jagun” is a multi-billion naira endeavor, yet he refrained from disclosing the precise amount he invested in the project.

“Jagun Jagun is a multi-billion naira project and I can’t say the exact amount I spent on it on shooting

I financed “Jagun Jagun” using the earnings from “Agbeshinkole.” I aimed to avoid seeking funding from financial institutions and individuals. At one point, I faced financial challenges, but I believed in the project’s potential and ended up selling my properties.

In a different part of the interview, he expressed that his greatest concern is surpassing the success of “Jagun Jagun” in his upcoming project. While working on “King of Thieves,” he was certain he’d outdo it with the next project, but currently, he lacks that same level of confidence.

“My worst nightmare is that I have to be at Jagun Jagun with my next production”.

Femi also spoke on how he built the warrior school from scratch.

“We started the warrior school from the ground up. The land posed a challenge as we initially intended to buy it. We reached an agreement and made the payment, but the landowner’s children altered their decision. By the time we had constructed half of the school, the owner’s children, who had come from Lagos, insisted we halt construction. They were prepared to dismantle our progress, causing a delay of almost a week. We had to involve the police and local leaders, appealing to them. Eventually, we were advised to only film on the property rather than purchasing it.”

Discussing his inspiration, he mentioned, “The youth and surroundings of Nigeria inspired the narrative of ‘Jagun Jagun.’ My intention was to convey a societal message to the young generation while preserving cultural elements.”

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