Funke Akindele’s ‘Omo Ghetto’ becomes highest grossing Nollywood movie
Funke Akindele’s Omo Ghetto (The Saga) has been declared the highest-grossing Nollywood movie of all time.
Premiered in Nigeria on December 25, the film has broken a four-year record formerly held by Kemi Adetiba’s The Wedding Party.
A statement by the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) said the film has so far grossed N468,036,300 after holding the number one spot for three weeks 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 with N453,000,000.
“In the third place is The Wedding Party 2 with N433,197,377,” the statement said.
The comedy movie is a sequel to 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 to her ghetto lifestyle.