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Ajosepo” Hit ₦204Million in 30days, Takes Number #1 Ranking Cinema

Kayode Kasum’s comedy-drama, “Ajosepo,” continues to dominate the Nigerian box office, raking in an impressive N204 million within just five weeks of its cinematic run. According to recent updates, it remains the highest-grossing film for five consecutive weeks, solidifying its position as Nollywood’s top performer at the box office every weekend. A report by CEAN on April 20, 2024, highlighted “Ajosepo” among the top 20 films in Nigeria, emphasizing its remarkable earnings. During the week ending May 11, 2024, the movie amassed an impressive N204 million in sales, further establishing its dominance in the box office.

Since its release, Ajosepo has earned N51.9 million in its first week alone and has accumulated a total revenue of N204 million to date. The film follows the journey of Dapo, portrayed by Mike Afolarin, and Tani, played by Tomike Adeoye, a young couple preparing for marriage amidst a backdrop of family gatherings at a luxurious hotel. Themes of family dynamics, hidden truths, and unexpected revelations unfold, captivating audiences nationwide. Starring renowned actors such as Timini Egbuson, Yemi Solade, and Ronke Oshodi Oke, Ajosepo delivers a captivating narrative resonating with Nigerian viewers.

Under the direction of Kayode Kasum, films have consistently achieved significant milestones, including grossing over N1 billion at the Nigerian box office. Ajosepo, Kasum’s latest directorial venture, garnered an impressive N70 million in its debut week, marking it his most successful opening film to date. While “Sugar Rush” holds the title of Kasum’s highest-grossing film, opening with N17.8 million in its debut week, Ajosepo’s success adds to Kasum’s growing reputation in the industry.

Kayode Kasum began his directorial journey with the 2017 release of “Dognapped,” Nigeria’s first live-action animation film, followed by the acclaimed “Oga Bolaji” in 2018. Since then, he has continued to contribute significantly to Nollywood productions, including “Sugar Rush” and Toyin Abraham’s “Fate of Alakada.”

Sources: Infotrend.com.ng