Popular Nigerian actress cum producer, Funke Akindele has broken a record as her new movie, Omo Ghetto (the saga) raked in 124 million naira in opening week.
The movie which was a joint work by the mother of twins and her husband closed the year 2020, with a big bang!
According to a report by CEAN, the star-studded feature film which premiered on Christmas day, raked in a cumulative revenue of N124,178,450 million.
See a screenshot of their report below:
The ginormous figures places the film on Nollywood’s historical position as the first Nollywood film to gross over N98 million in its opening weekend and the highest grossing movie of 2020.
Considering how slow the year has been for the film industry due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the new record comes as a shocker. The SceneOne TV production knocks out ‘The Wedding Party 2’ from number one spot with its N 73.3 million opening weekend gross.
Starring Funke Akindele-Bello in the dual role of Lefty and Ayomide, Chioma Akpotha, Eniola Badmus, Tina Mba, Zubby Michael, Bimbo Thomas, Deyemi Okanlawon among others, the sequel follows the tale of twin sisters leading separate lives but are reunited by series of dramatic twists.
Kemi Filani news earlier shared a report about how the movie – Omo Ghetto the Saga made viewers proud.
Omo Ghetto tells the story of Lefty and her squad (Nikky, Chummy Choko and Busty) who grew up in the ghetto together and was always getting into one trouble or the other.
However, as luck would have it, fortune smiled on Lefty and she was adopted alongside her twin sister, Ayomide, by the lovely Mrs Benson and moved to an upper-class neighborhood.
Irrespective of all the affluence and the new luxurious change in environment, Lefty still finds herself going back to the ghetto, falls in love in the ghetto and keeps getting in trouble.
Eventually, she gets into one very big trouble with which she tries very hard to get out of. This leaves her in a state of dilemma.