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Idris Elba looked great in his kente cloth drip as he attended the first Akwasidae festival of the year in Ghana on February 5.
The British actor, 50, donned a kente drape which slightly revealed part of his toned chest. The fabric on his torso displayed the colorful boldness of the traditional African fabric style and its Ghanaian roots. Idris rocked the look with gold accessories, including a chunky bracelet, watch and rings.
His wife Sabrina Elbra wrote “My African King” under a snapshot posted on her Instagram stories from the Luther star in his African garb.
Idris’ latest fashion moment was at Manhyia Palace in Kumasi, Ghana in the Ashanti region. Akwasidae, or “Holy Sunday”, pays homage to Ashanti royal ancestors and is celebrated every six weeks, Ghanaian web reports.
A film crew reportedly joined the actor to document his experience for “an upcoming movie”, according to For THE Daily mail. The objective of the project highlights “the need to build film studios in Ghana and attract filmmakers to West Africa”.
Idris recently shared his plans to grow cinema in Africa while spending time with the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo.
The actor is leading a project he hopes to shoot at least part of in Ghana, with pre-production starting in August and filming scheduled for December 2023.
“We studied the models of South Africa’s incredible incentive program. And all over Europe – of course, Greece, Morocco. These are all places where they realize the value of the movie dollar and brought this policy stakesIdris told Akufo-Addo at Jubilee House, the presidential palace in Ghana’s capital, Accra.
“It would be very beneficial for us to show and announce to the world that Ghana is open for business,” added Idris, who is of Ghanaian and Sierra Leonean descent.
Idris’ latest project, Luther: The Fallen Sunhits select theaters February 24 and Netflix March 10.
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