IDRIS SULTAN MAKES HISTORY AFTER BEING THE FIRST TANZANIAN TO BE FEATURED IN A NETFLIX MOVIE.

by Beatrice Ambasa
April 21, 2021

Tanzanian Media personality and comedian Idris Sultan is currently over the moon after making History by becoming the first Tanzanian actor to be featured in a Netflix Movie.


The comedian shared the good news with his over 6.6 million followers, stating that he is happy to be flying the Tanzanian Flag high as far as acting is concerned.


He posted, "I refuse to stop 🇹🇿🌍🔥😍 #SlayNetflix @netflix @netflixsa @naijaonnetflix".


The former Big Brother Africa winner is among the cast of a movie dubbed #SLAY that is set to premiere on Netflix come April 26, 2021.


Sultan will be featuring in #SLAY alongside other doyen African actors; Ramsey Naouh, Enhle Mbali, Dawn Thandeka Kang, Tumi Marake, Trevor Gumbi, Lillian Dube, Kaly Boss Asante, Shaleen Surtie, Fabiaa Lojege. 


Following his posts, fans stormed the comment section with congratulatory messages, Many stating that they are proud of him for putting Tanzania on the map.


Netflix, an American content platform and production company has spotlighted movies and actors from East Africa after a long toil for international recognition.


Just the other day, A Nick Mutuma directed movie, Sincerely Daisy, became the second Kenyan movie to make it to Netflix and was streamed on October 9, 2020.


On the other hand, Disconnect was the third Kenyan movie to make it to the international streaming platform.


Poacher, a film about a desperate farmer who runs into trouble after stealing a stash of blood ivory from a gang of international terrorists starring Brian Ogola, was the first to be uploaded to the platform this year. The movie has been available since September 30 2020.