A Nigerian actor, who was partial of a recently expelled Malayalam film, indicted a film’s producers of secular taste and profitable him “far less” than what Indian actors, “who are not half as renouned or achieved as we am”, would “normally earn”. The producers of a film, Sudani from Nigeria, denied a allegation. Samuel Abiola Robinson, played a pivotal purpose in a film, about an African football actor and a football bar manager in Malappuram where African footballers come to play for internal teams.
On Friday, a day after he left Kerala, Robinson wrote on Facebook, “…I trust that we was a plant of secular taste while in Kerala. It was zero aroused or directly in my face though for my purpose in Sudani from Nigeria, a producers offering me distant reduction income than Indian actors who are not half as renouned or achieved as we am would routinely earn.” He wrote, “I am of a opinion that this happened quite since of my skin tone and a arrogance that all Africans are poor…”
In a statement, producers Sameer Thahir and Shaiju Khalid pronounced that they drew adult a agreement with Robinson after “giving him a transparent design about a low-budget inlet of a film”, and about his fee. “He entered into that agreement after he concluded on paper with a remuneration,” they stated.
“ It is distressing…racist undertones or interpretations are attributed to this,” they stated.