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Entertainment of Saturday, 10 June 2023


Kemi Adetiba gives Funke Akindele ‘flowers’ for highest-grossing movies

Actress, Funke Akindele Actress, Funke Akindele

Popular filmmaker, Kemi Adetiba has acknowledged the ingenuity and achievements of her colleague, Funke Akindele in the movie-making scene.

Following the huge success of two of Akindele’s latest movies, “Battle on Buka Street” and “Omo Ghetto The Saga,” Adetiba showered accolades on the former.

“Battle on Buka Street” and “Omo Ghetto The Saga,” were recognised as the top and second-highest-grossing Nigerian films, with N668,423,056 and N636,129, respectively.

Adetiba and Niyi Akinmolayan’s “Wedding Party” came in third place with N452,288,605 in revenue.

The cinematographer reposted a screenshot of an earlier post shared by a verified Twitter account @the49thstreet displaying the top three highest-grossing Nigerian movies.

Tagging her co-producer to the post, Adetiba saluted Akindele in the caption which included a flower emoji.