For those who do not know, Laniyan began acting in 1981 and the first major role he played as a professional actor was the role of a “major general” in a film titled Everybody wants to know during his days at the Kakaki Art Squad. He has featured in several Nigerian films including Sango, a film scripted by Wale Ogunyemi and produced by Obafemi Lasode.
Antar was the director of the first episode of Super Story, the award-winning Nigerian soap opera produced by Wale Adenuga in the year 2000. He also directed Oh Father Oh Daughter and This Life produced from the stable of Wale Adenuga Production
See how some of his colleagues celebrated him on Instagram below;
Lola Idije wrote; Happy birthday to a great amiable man BABA IFE … May the almighty bless your day everyday of your life you shall always have reason to glorify his mercies in your journey sir, May he reward your good deeds with longlife and sound health countinue to age gracefully in vitality and prosperity cheers to greater height congratulation sir @antarthywill”
Madam Saje wrote “Happy birthday to my lovely handsome talented understand unique loyal to me, long life and prosperity, Birthdays are little occasions we get to show our loved ones that we care. You are not just a guide, but a mentor, my brother you will eat the fruit of your labour Insha Allahu love you like dollars BLACK MAN @antarthywill”