Funke Akindele excites fans with scene from first Omo Ghetto movie

Funke Akindele

Actress-filmmaker Funke Akindele on Wednesday got her fans excited after sharing a scene from her movie Omo Ghetto part one.

The 44-year-old shared the throwback scene on Instagram saying, “Allow me throwback to the first #omoghettomovie.”

Directed by Abiodun Olarenwaju and produced by Funke, Omo Ghetto was released in October 2010, it features movie stars like Adebayo Salami, Ireti Osayemi, Eniola Badmus, Taiwo Hassan and Funke Akindele who played the role of a twin.

The star-studded sequel Omo Ghetto: The Saga became a major success after its release on December 25, 2020.

It crossed the N500 million mark in the box office breaking records as the first Nollywood movie to cross the mark.

According to a report by the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN), the movie which has maintained the number one spot for six weeks in a row has broken Nollywood’s box office record with a cum revenue of N501,449,050.

Omo Ghetto: The Saga made history when it became the first Nigerian movie to premiere in the United Arab Emirates on January 21.

Funke who produced and co-directed the film reprised her dual role asAyomide and Lefty.

She starred alongside Chioma Akpotha, Bimbo Thomas, Eniola Badmus, Deyemi Okanlawon, Zubby Michael, Mercy Aigbe, Timini Egbuson, Alex Ekubo among others.