Odunlade Adekola Wins International Award for Movie ‘Orisa’

Nollywood actor Odunlade Adekola has won an international award for his movie ‘Orisa’. The actor announced the good news on his Instagram page, expressing his joy and gratitude.

Adekola also thanked the cast and crew of the film for their wonderful performances and the production house, Film One.

Filmone Praises Odunlade Adekola

On Instagram, Filmone praised Odunlade Adekola for his outstanding movie that captured the hearts of viewers across Africa, stating it was a well-deserved win.

The statement read: “Congratulations to the incredibly talented @odunomoadekola on a well-deserved victory at the Meta Awards! Your outstanding film has captured hearts across Africa, showcasing the power of storytelling and the brilliance of African cinema.”

‘Orisa’ Breaks Records

Recall that Odunlade Adekola’s ‘Orisa’ broke records in the cinemas while it was still streaming. An online post by the actor revealed that the movie grossed over 60 million naira within two weeks of its launch.

He broke the record for the Nollywood movies that maintained the number 1 spot for 2 consecutive weeks, the biggest indigenous film of 2023 and the biggest Nollywood of 2023.

Funke Akindele Remains Highest-Grossing Nollywood Actress

Funke Akindele is presently the highest-grossing Nollywood actress and filmmaker. Her movies ‘Battle on Buka Street’ and ‘Omo Ghetto The Saga’ are respectively maintaining the first and second highest-grossing Nollywood film.

‘Battle on Buka Street’ netted 640 million naira at the box office, beating ‘Omo Ghetto the Saga’ of 636 million naira.

Congratulations, Odunlade Adekola!

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