Anikulapo is a 2022 Nigerian Yoruba-language epic mystical folklore drama film directed by Kunle Afolayan. It stars Kunle Afolayan, Eyiyemi Afolayan, Toyin Abraham, Femi Branch, Bimbo Manuel, Odunlade Adekola, Mosun Filani, and Kudirat Odukanmi. The film tells the story of Saro, a young man who seeks greener pastures in the great Oyo Kingdom. However, his affair with the king's wife leads to his untimely death and encounter with Akala, a mystical bird believed to give and take life.
The film was released in cinemas on October 1, 2022, and on Netflix on September 30, 2022. It has received positive reviews from critics, with praise for its visuals, performances, and story.
As of August 14, 2023, Anikulapo is no longer showing in cinemas. It is now available to stream on Netflix.