Chimamanda Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun rakes in N280m

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Half a Yellow Sun  has taken it place as one the movies has generated the highest revenue in the industry, grossing over N280 .

According to , the   release ,the screen adaptation Chimamanda Adichie’ novel, Half a Yellow Sun has so far generated about N280,000,000 cinema release, TV sales rights, online viewing, and in-flight viewing.

Censors Board had suspended the release of the movie in April, insisting  some aspects of the movie could incite religious unrest.

The suspension generated a lot of public debate, meetings, intrigues and public outcry which attracted international attention.. finally the movie after months of debate made sense to the  Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) , few weeks ago approved and classified the flick.


The movie which had been released in the , USA, Australia and New Zealand had so far generated over N280 .

The amount according to a source close to the producer, made cinema release, sales for In-flight Rights, sales for Television Rights and Online Viewing, totalling One Pounds.

The movie will be released across 17 cinemas on , August 1.