New Delhi: In an uncommon transfer, Meta-owned WhatsApp is venturing into the film-making enterprise and can premiere its first authentic brief movie titled ‘Naija Odyssey’ on Amazon Prime Video and YouTube.
The 12-minute brief movie tells the story of NBA participant Giannis Antetokounmpo, who was born in Greece to Nigerian dad and mom.
“The Greek Freak. That is not me, that is not all of me. Naija Odyssey, the cross-culture story of Giannis by WhatsApp. Stream Sept 21 on Prime Video,” WhatsApp stated in a tweet.
The 12-minute brief movie signifies WhatsApp’s foray into leisure, a primary for a social media messaging platform.
Nevertheless, ‘Naija Odyssey” seems to be a option to promote WhatsApp as Antetokounmpo lately signed an endorsement take care of the corporate, one other first for the platform, stories Selection.
“‘Naija Odyssey’ is a narrative that reinforces how WhatsApp helps us embrace our multifaceted lives. In navigating relationships, id, and even adversity, WhatsApp is there a” enabling you to embrace all sides of you by connecting you to those that matter most ,” an organization spokesperson was quoted as saying.
The 12-minute film may also be launched on WhatsApp’s social media accounts, together with its YouTube channel.
Antetokounmpo was named the ‘NBA All-Star Recreation MVP’ for the Milwaukee Bucks in 2021.
Narrated by Antetokounmpo and his mom, ‘Naija Odyssey’ is impressed by the traditional Greek epic poem ‘The Odyssey’, depicting completely different moments in his life.