A Tribe Called Judah: Funke Akindele Gives Official Statement Over Her Movie’s N1bn Gross

A Tribe Called Judah: Funke Akindele Gives Official Statement Over Her Movie’s N1bn Gross

  • Nigerian filmmaker Funke Akindele has continued to bask in the glow of her remarkable achievement in the history of Nollywood
  • The screen goddess, in an exclusive media interview, spoke extensively on the sacrifices made towards the success of her film A Tribe Called Judah
  • The Nollywood superstar also touched on how she has been able to assimilate the massive recognition she has received in the past few days

Multi-talented Nigerian filmmaker Funke Akindele has given an official statement about the grand success of her latest movie, A Tribe Called Judah, which hit ₦1 billion in cinema sales.

In an interview with Channels TV, the actress revealed that bringing her dreams to life was a big challenge she didn't let weigh her down.

Funke Akindele speaks about A Tribe Called Judah
Funke Akindele basks on her 1bn cinema sales. Credit: @channelstv @funkeakindele
Source: Instagram

Funke said he had to look at the bigger picture to achieve all she did with A Tribe Called Judah because she knew what she was aiming for.

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Speaking on the ₦1 billion milestone, the twin mum emphasised that the development greatly impacted her.

See the video below:

Netizens react to Funke Akindele’s video

Legit.ng compiled the reactions below:


"I need to know..Carol kings as her mother .. late Enebeli Enebuwa as her father..she thrived into nollywood .. in Egg of life .. here she is today… breaking records.. Grace."


"If you watched I need to know and always gist about it in school gather here! Gen Z may not know but it’s ok."


"I will give her all the accolades...she tried ...there was suspense like it was mad...the story line was beautiful n okay ..everybody understood their lines they ate it digest it n brought out the fire in them."


"Am patiently waiting for it on Netflix, I heard is a must watch."

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"I’m impressed by how far she has come. I remember then my friends back in school use to rate @funkejenifaakindele as a Yoruba actress and that she can’t ever grow in Nollywood but she just proved them wrong Keep growing @funkejenifaakindele maami."


"I join o festive season expenses no make me see road but, really want to see it in the cinema the feeling is different from watching at home."

Funke Akindele shows gratitude to Nigerians and Ghanaians

The renowned actress voiced her immense appreciation to her fans for supporting her latest movie, A Tribe Called Judah.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Funke Akindele broke records as the first Nigerian filmmaker to gross N1 billion in cinema sales.

The twin mum acknowledged the massive love she received from Nigerians, Ghanaians, and her maker in a heartfelt video she made.

Source: Legit.ng

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