The name on everyone’s lips now, at least in the movie circle and film enthusiasts is Funke Akindele Bello. Funke has been trending for one simple reason, her movie Omo Ghetto (the saga) is now the highest-grossing Nigerian film.
The Funke Akindele produced a movie that grossed N468,036,300, this is after three straight weeks at the cinema, maintaining the number one spot. The news was published by the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN). The Wedding Party” follows behind with N453,000,000, while its sequel “The Wedding Party 2” comes in third with N433,197,377.
It’s pretty amazing considering the outbreak of a global pandemic and the decline in cinema culture with the closure of cinemas for months, Funke pulled this off and did it quite well.
Omo Ghetto unseated Kemi Adetiba’s 2016 blockbuster, The Wedding Party to claim the number one spot. The comedy is JJC Skillz directional debut and features superstars from the movie and music industries. Cast include, Chioma Akpotha, Eniola Badmus, Funke Akindele, Yemi Alade, Akah Nnani, Bimbo Thomas, Nancy Isime, Naira Marley and a host of others.
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