Nollywood Star Funke Akindele’s Film ‘A Tribe Called Judah’ Smashes Records, Crosses 1 Billion Naira in Box Office Revenue

Funke Akindele’s Record-Breaking Achievement

Renowned Nollywood actress and producer Funke Akindele recently made headlines as her movie “A Tribe Called Judah” soared past the monumental milestone of grossing over 1 billion Naira in cinema earnings.

The announcement of this historic feat came via a statement from FilmOne Entertainment, her production partner, on January 4, 2024.

Previous Box Office Successes

This isn’t the first time Akindele has left an indelible mark in Nollywood’s history. Her directorial ventures have previously seen immense success, with “Battle on Buka Street” ranking as the second highest-grossing Nollywood film, accumulating 668 million Naira, and “Omo Ghetto: The Saga” securing the third position with 636 million Naira in earnings.

Industry Perspective on the Achievement

Moses Babatope, the Group Deputy Managing Director of FilmHouse Group, hailed this milestone as a testament to the golden era of Nigerian cinema.

He highlighted the resilience and appeal of local content in captivating audiences, especially amidst stiff competition from international streaming platforms.

Funke Akindele’s Response and Celeb Reactions

Celebrating this monumental achievement, Funke Akindele expressed her gratitude on her verified Instagram page, thanking the audience in Nigeria and Ghana for their support.

Celebrities like @jjcskillz, @ebuka, @kie_kie__, @omonioboli, @acupofkhafi, @gen0vevaumeh, @kunleremiofficial, @realwarripikin, and @mo_bimpe showered her with congratulatory messages and praises, acknowledging her groundbreaking accomplishment and the impact it signifies for Nollywood.

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