Kemi Adetiba Commends Funke Akindele’s Movie Success, Breaking Box Office Records

Kemi Adetiba Commends Funke Akindele’s Movie Success, Breaking Box Office Records

…By Joseph Benjamin for TDPel Media. Renowned movie producer and cinematographer, Kemi Adetiba, has expressed admiration and appreciation for her colleague, Funke Akindele, who recently contested as the PDP candidate for deputy governor in the March gubernatorial elections.


Adetiba recognized Akindele’s groundbreaking achievements in the movie industry and extended her heartfelt tribute to the Nollywood actress and producer.

Adetiba Acknowledges Akindele’s Movie Success:

Kemi Adetiba, known for producing “The Wedding Party,” praised Funke Akindele’s work by highlighting two of her films, “Battle on Buka Street” and “Omo Ghetto The Saga,” as the highest and second-highest grossing Nigerian films, respectively.

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Adetiba’s own film, “The Wedding Party,” ranked third on the list, emphasizing Akindele’s remarkable accomplishments.

She sent her well wishes to Akindele and tagged her in a screenshot description, accompanied by a flower emoji.

Funke Akindele Breaks Box Office Records:

Funke Akindele, a mother of twins, achieved a significant milestone by surpassing her own record for the highest-grossing movie at the Nigerian box office.

Her most recent film, “Battle on Buka Street,” outperformed her 2020 release, “Omo Ghetto The Saga.”


According to Film One, “Battle on Buka Street” earned 640 million naira, surpassing the 636 million naira generated by “Omo Ghetto The Saga.”

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Akindele’s Success and Industry Impact:

Film One highlighted Funke Akindele’s achievement on Instagram, noting that she has set a new benchmark for herself.

In addition, Akindele’s success propelled her to surpass fellow award-winning colleague Toyin Abraham.

Top Charts displayed a chart showcasing the earnings of Nollywood producers over the years, featuring Mo Abudu, Ayo Makun, Jade Osiberu, Funke Akindele, and Toyin Abraham.

Impressive Earnings and Akindele’s Lead:

According to the chart, Funke Akindele’s movies generated nearly 1.33 billion naira, while Toyin Abraham’s movies earned 564 million naira.

With “Battle on Buka Street” alone accumulating over 640 million naira, Akindele solidified her position as Nigeria’s highest-earning Nollywood actress, highlighting the significant difference between her earnings and those of her peers.

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Kemi Adetiba lauded Funke Akindele’s achievements in the movie industry, recognizing her films’ exceptional box office success.

Akindele’s movie, “Battle on Buka Street,” surpassed her own previous record, solidifying her position as a leading figure in Nollywood.


Her remarkable earnings place her ahead of her colleagues and demonstrate her outstanding impact on the Nigerian film industry.

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