Reports reaching Nollywood.codewit.com indicate that sultry Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde has emerged the biggest box-office actress of the year (2012).
Omotola’s lead popularity and box-office credibility were put to test when the movie, opened at the cinema. The premiere, till date, remains the biggest premiere of any movie with six packed halls, a record no premiere has beaten. Last Flight to Abuja also starred Hakeem Kae Kazeem, Jim Iyke, Jide Kosoko and others.
According to findings, the year 2012 has been incredible for superstar Omotola; from being the highest paid actress to being the busiest on locations of big budget movies, now famously called ‘the new Nollywood’, Omosexy has had a full calendar and bag as well.
It will be recalled that the sexy African movie icon starred in the acclaimed ‘Ties That Bind’ alongside Hollywood’s Kimberley Elise, Kofi Adjorlolo, Ama K, Khareemar Aguiar among others..
Still in 2012, Omosexy, as she’s fondly called, played the lead role in the high budget Tarila Thompson’s movie ‘Up Creek’, which is still in post production. She was also on call for Teco Benson’s film ‘Blood on the Lagoon’ also in post production.
The multiple award winner thereafter went on to star in the movie ‘Amina’ alongside British actor, Wil Johnson, and Vincent Regan, a movie written, produced and directed by Christian Ashaiku
Meanwhile, Obi Emelonye’s movie ‘Last Flight to Abuja’ has also emerged as the 2012 best box-office hit. The movie first grabbed the headlines when it reportedly sold more than 8million in its first week at the cinema!
It later grossed 24 million, thereby making it the highest box office earner this year! No other movie has come close to this record so far.