Funke Akindele’s “Omo Ghetto’ Makes History, Becomes Highest Grossing Nollywood Movie




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movie star, Funke Akindele has recorded enormous success her film, ‘Omo Ghetto’.

According NAN, “Omo Ghetto” (The Saga) has been declared Nollywood’s highest-grossing movie all time.

The News Agency (NAN) that the 2020 comedy film has broken a four-year record formally held by Kemi Adetiba’s ‘The Wedding Party’.

In a statement released by the Cinema Exhibitors Association (CEAN), the 2020 comedy film has so far grossed N468,036,300 after holding the number spot for its third week in a row.

“Omo Ghetto’ has officially broken a four years record by knocking off Kemi Adetiba’s 2016 Comedy movie ”The Wedding Party”

The movie had been Nollywood Highest Grossing Movie N453,000,000, in the third place is ‘The Wedding Party 2 N433,197,377,” the statement said.

NAN also that Akindele-Bellos’ latest feat is probably the most shocking news in recent times, as comes amidst a pandemic that crippled the film industry for months.

The comedy movie was released on Christmas day 2020 and is a sequel the 2010 trilogy ‘Omo Ghetto’, follows the chaotic life of Shalewa aka Lefty (Funke Akindele)

Lefty (Funke Akindele) struggled between living a life of wealth and comfort provided by her adopted mother or returning her ghetto lifestyle.

The comedy stars Funke Akindele in the dual role of Ayomide and Lefty, Tina Mba, Adebayo Salami aka Oga Bello, Akpotha, Bimbo Thomas.

Other were Eniola Badmus, Deyemi Okanlawon, Zubby Michael, Mercy Aigbe, Timini Egbuson, Alex Ekubo among others.