Funke Akindele, the trailblazing Nollywood actress and filmmaker, continues to be in a state of awe as she achieves yet another remarkable milestone in her illustrious career.
Days after breaking records as the first filmmaker to gross N1 billion at the cinema, Funke has added to her list of achievements with A Tr!be Called Judah grossing over N1.2 billion. The movie star, known for her exceptional contributions to the Nigerian film industry, finds herself at a loss for words in response to this latest triumph.
Sharing the incredible news on her social media platforms, Funke expressed her amazement, stating, “I no know wetin I go type.” The phrase captures the sheer disbelief and humility in the face of such monumental success. Funke’s ability to consistently deliver groundbreaking films resonates not only with her fans but also within the industry, solidifying her position as a pioneer and record-breaker.
The success of A Tr!be Called Judah surpassing the N1.2 billion mark further cements Funke Akindele’s reputation as a powerhouse in Nollywood. The achievement not only reflects the movie’s widespread appeal but also underscores Funke’s knack for storytelling and her ability to connect with audiences on a massive scale.
As Funke continues to push boundaries and redefine success in the Nigerian film landscape, her latest achievement stands as a testament to her unwavering dedication, talent, and impact on the industry. The actress’s humble response adds a touch of authenticity to her triumph, making it clear that even in the face of immense success, she remains genuinely humbled and grateful for the continuous support of her fans and the industry at large.
Infotrend news recall that Funke Akindele set a record for the Nigerian film industry as the first ever Nollywood film to enter a billion naira even in a short period.
Funke Akindele made a whooping one billion, sixty million, seven hundred and eleven thousand, four hundred and ninety-one.
Presently on the Wikipedia Nollywood grossing table, Funke Akindele’s movies, A Tr!be Called Judah, Battle On Buka Street, and Omo Ghetto The Saga are respectively the highest-grossing Nollywood films of all time.
Though she had earlier appreciated Nigerians, Ghanaians, and her Maker for their massive support for her, the mother of twins had re-penned a better appreciation post to them.
She appreciated them for helping her make history while noting how their comments and the massive love they showed her is one that she cannot express. Funke didn’t fail to appreciate her cast and crew, who she described as amazing. She also appreciated her colleagues, industry elders, musicians, and celebrities for taking their turn to support her project.
Funke Akindele previously held the title of the Highest Grossing movie with A Battle of Buka Street, which netted 640 million at the box office.
This made the mother of twins, the highest-grossing filmmaker in Nollywood, beating Mo Abudu, with the top two posts with her box office movies, Battle on Buka Street and Omo Ghetto The Saga.
Coming third place was The Wedding Party which was produced by Mo Abudu and directed by Kemi Adetiba.
To add to it, Funke Akindele, as well as Mo Abudu, and Ayo Makun had topped the list of highest-grossing movie producers in Nigeria.
In a list compiled by Top Charts Africa, Mo Abudu, Funke Akindele, and Ayo Makun were said to have grossed over N1 billion in movies.