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Funke Akindele’s movie ‘Battle on Buka Street’ breaks 2022 cinema records


Nollywood actress and movie producer Funke Akindele’s movie ‘Battle on Buka Street’hasbroken 2022 cinema records in Nigeria.

The actress has been trending for days after the premiering of the movie “Battle on Buka Street” a few days ago.

According to reports, the movie has topped the charts with over 135 million views.

The movie is said to have become the first Nollywood film with the highest number of views in one day – 26th December 2022.

Announcing the success of the movie, Funke Akindele wrote: “Buka on Battle street hits N135 million, the biggest single day for a Nollywood film in 2022 – 26m on 25/12/2022. Thank you, everyone!!! Work hard! Pray hard! Stay positive!!! Iyanu ma sele!!”

‘Battle on Buka street’ premiered on Sunday, December 11, 2022 and the plot centers on the ‘battle’ between two women who confront each other in a food challenge, in order to win the prestigious ‘King of Buka Street’ title conferred to the best local food seller in the region.

The movie which was produced by Funke Akindele features a stellar cast of Nollywood stars such as Femi Jacobs, Mercy Johnson, Kelvin Ikeduba, Bimbo Ademoye, Tina Mba, Sola Sobowale, Nkem Owoh, Tobi Makinde, Funke Akindele amongst others.

It was directed by Funke Akindele and Tobi Makinde.


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