…..movie now number one in cinema
…..it is the biggest premiere ever attended in Nollywood
Finally, the long awaited cinema debut of the final sequel of the monster hit movie ‘The Return of Jenifa (TROJ), premiered last week at the prestigious Muson Center,Lagos. The movie released had in attendance celebrities and people from all walks of life in attendance. The red carpet was a scene to behold despite the showers of rain. The stars defied the torrent downpour as they posed for very exclusive shots for hundreds of paparazzi and the waiting lounge was filled to capacity as celebrities, fans, associates, politicians and family members throng the venue. With an avalanche of food and drink as dignitaries were treated like royalty. Among the important dignitaries that attended the premiere were the wife of the governor of Lagos State, Dame Abimbola Fashola, the former governor of Ogun State Aremo Olusegun Osoba and his amiable wife and the representative of the Minister of Youth and Sport.
The music and movie industries were well represented at the premiere as their members came in their numbers, notable among them were Kate Henshaw Nuttal,Omawunmi Megbele,Helen Paul,Omoni Oboli,Kaffy,Sasha,Mercy Aigbe,Halima Abubakar,Oge Okoye, Chioma Chukwuka Akpotha,Ronke Odusanya,Toyin Aimakhu,Bimbo Thomas,Eniola Badmus, Rita Dominic, Fibresima Ibinabo among others. Others are Dayo Adeneye and wife, Ayo Animashaun, Olu Maintain, JJC et al.it was indeed a night of glitz and glamour at the venue, Comedians also came in their numbers including Gbenga Adeyinka, Ali Baba and wife, Julius Agwu, Ay represented the comedy industry.
The premiere which left a lot of people speechless has been the described as the biggest premiere ever in Nollywood, ‘’ The girl tried well –well’’. It was well organized and very big. To tell you the truth, it was the biggest premiere ever attended in Nollywood.
The movie written and produced by Funke Akindele finally resolved the unanswered question that engulfed Jenifa’s exploits. Funke Akindele (Jenifa) is required to undergo an HIV test as a prerequisite for her to take part in a dancing competition abroad, skeptical about her status, she fled. Chains of events afterwards held the audience spellbound. According to industry source, the movie has been number one since last week Friday attracting a huge patronage and grossing millions.
Olasco Films financed the movie, Elizabeth R planned the premiere. Bigsam Media handled media and publicity, Blue Pictures distributed the movie.
13th October, 2011