Kulanen Ikyo’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

Is Musician
From Nigeria
Type Music
Gender male
Birth Benue State, Nigeria

Kulanen Ikyo is a Nigerian film composer and sound editor. He is best known for his work on the films LionheartThe CEO, and October 1.

Life and career

Kulanen was born in Benue State, Nigeria and graduated from the University of Jos with a Physics degree. He made his debut as a composer in the science fiction film October 1, directed by Kunle Afolayan, the movie won the best sound editor award at the 2015 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards.


As Composer

  • October 1 (2014)
  • Road to Yesterday (2015)
  • Henna (2015)
  • The CEO (2016)
  • Okafor’s Law (2016)
  • Lionheart (2018)
  • If I Am President (2018)

Awards and nominations

Year Result Award Category Work
2016 Nominated AMVCA Best Sound Editor Road to Yesterday
2015 Won AMVCA Best Sound Editor October 1

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