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Funke Akindele breaks Nollywood records as her lastest movie crosses N1 billion mark at the box office

Funke Akindele’s latest film, ‘A Tribe Called Judah grosses an unprecedented One Billion Naira at the box office....ALSO PROCEED READING THE ARTICLE FROM THE SOURCE

The former ‘Jenifa’ star secures her place as the first Nigerian to break the One Billion Naira record for highest-grossing Nollywood movie.

Akindele’s top three productions, including ‘A Tribe Called Judah,’ ‘Battle on Buka Street,’ and ‘Omo Ghetto: The Saga,’ dominate the highest-grossing list.

Renowned Nigerian actress and producer Funke Akindele has set a new milestone as her latest movie, ‘A Tribe Called Judah,’ becomes the first in the industry to gross N1 billion at the box office.

The news has sparked a wave of congratulations for the multi-talented artist, who has solidified her position as a trailblazer in the Nigerian film Industry.

Funke Akindele, widely known for her iconic role as ‘Jenifa’ in the 2008 comedy-drama, has since transitioned into producing and has been a driving force behind the success of her own productions, notably the acclaimed ‘Jenifa’s Diary’ series.

Funke Akindele’s ‘A Tribe Called Judah’ Hits N1 billion mark

The actress also briefly delved into politics, running as the Deputy Governor candidate under the PDP during the 2023 Lagos Gubernatorial elections.

Her latest achievement has earned her widespread accolades and recognition, with industry insiders and fans commending her for the remarkable feat.

Funke Akindele is now the first Nigerian to break the record for the highest-grossing Nollywood movie.

The top three spots on the list of highest-grossing Nollywood movies are all credited to Funke Akindele as both the producer and key cast member.

‘A Tribe Called Judah,’ ‘Battle on Buka Street,’ and ‘Omo Ghetto: The Saga’ collectively dominate the box office.

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In other news, Actress cum filmmaker Funke Akindele has revealed that her latest film A Tribe Called Judah has made 122 million naira, three days after its release in the cinemas.

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