Breaking: Funke Akindele dedicates record-breaking movie success to late
A number of award-winning actress, Funke Akindele, just lately expressed her heartfelt want that her late mom, R.B Adebanjo-Akindele, may have witnessed the immense success of her newest film, ‘A Tribe Referred to as Judah.’
Akindele acknowledged this in a three-minute video posted on her Instagram web page on January 6, 2024.
She stated, “The success of my movie, A Tribe Referred to as Judah has been surreal. Firstly, I need to say a giant thanks to God almighty for giving me the grace to realize this success. I dedicate the success of this movie to my late mum, Dr R.B. Adebanjo-Akindele. She raised a queen. I want she was right here at the moment to see all these however I thank God for every thing and I’m positive she is smiling wherever she is.”
Recall that on the film premiere on December 10. 2023 which was held on the Filmhouse Cinema IMAX, Lekki, Lagos, Akindele famous that the film was so pricey to her coronary heart as a result of it has part of her late mum in it.
She stated, “The story is so pricey to my coronary heart. It has part of my late mum in it, and it represents the struggles confronted by many single dad and mom and moms in society. The movie additionally sheds some give attention to rebellious youngsters.”
However, Akindele expressed her gratitude to the forged and crew of the film, her siblings, and followers who’ve been supporting her over time.
“There could be nobody billion naira with out you my unimaginable followers. Thanks very a lot. You all have been supporting me over time and you continue to push me to be higher, God bless you all. I admire your feedback and reposts. That is for you.”
The film success has now positioned within the high three positions of the highest-grossing Nollywood movies of all time, along with her different motion pictures— ‘Battle on Buka Avenue’ (N668.4m) and ‘Omo Ghetto: The Saga’ (N636.1m), within the second and third place respectively.
Directed by Adeoluwa Owu, aka Captain Degzy, the movie tells the story of a household of boys, who resolve to rob a mall to lift cash for his or her mom’s hospital invoice. Nonetheless, on getting there, they’re confronted with armed robbers.
A few of the lead forged within the film embody Timini Egbuson, Jideofor Achufusi, Olumide Oworu, Genoveva Umeh and Nse Ikpe-Etim.