Thursday, 8 December 2016

Meet Ayo Makun And Omoni Oboli, Box Office King And Queen!

Nigerian Box Office has been dominated by Omoni Oboli and Ayo Makun. These two have crashed Box Office setting records and breaking them. Their movies have been received far and wide making them the box office queen and King.

He's a brief on the box office King and Queen:

Omoni Oboli is a Nigerian actress, scriptwriter, director and producer. She is a trained digital filmmaker at the New York Film Academy. She is a gifted Writer, with several intriguing screenplays to her credit: including ‘Fatal Imagination’, ‘Being Mrs Elliott’, ‘The First Lady’ and ‘Wives on Strike’. In 2010 she won the award for Best Actress – Narrative Feature at the Los Angeles Movie Awards, and the award for Best Actress at the Harlem International Film Festival. Omoni was nominated for the Best Actress in a Leading Role award at the 2011 Africa Movie Academy Awards. In 2014, Omoni won Big Screen Actress of the Year award, at the 2014 ELOY Awards, for her movie Being Mrs Elliott. In 2015, Omoni was awarded the Sun Nollywood personality of the year. She has also shown, with her movies, ‘Being Mrs Elliott’, ‘The First Lady’, ‘Wives on Strike’, and most recently ‘Okafor’s Law’ her talent behind the camera as the Director. She also featured in Fifty the 3rd highest grossing movie in Nigeria.

Omoni Oboli’s ‘Wives on Strike’ broke records and stayed number one for several weeks in the cinemas.

Ayodeji Richard Makun, also known by his stage name A.Y is a multi-award winning Nigerian actor, comedian, radio and T.V presenter, actor, writer, director and MC. He hails from Ifon, Ose local government in Ondo State but prefers to be known as a ‘Warri boy’. He is the host of the A.Y live shows and A.Y comedy skits. His first movie, 30 Days in Atlanta was produced by him and directed by Robert O. Peters. He was made a U.N Peace Ambassador in 2009 after winning six awards in 2008. He is the C.E.O of Corporate World Entertainment Nigeria.

AY’s ’30 Days in Atlanta’ and ‘A Trip To Jamaica’ are currently the highest grossing movie in Nigeria and have both made it to Guinness Book of Records.

Rank        Title        Year        Domestic Gross (₦)        Studio(s)        Director(s)
1        A Trip To Jamaica        2016        168,100,000        Corporate World Pictures        Robert Peters
2        30 Days in Atlanta        2014        137,200,000        Corporate World Pictures        Robert Peters
3        Fifty        2015        94,000,000        EbonyLife Films        Biyi Bandele
4        Wives on Strike        2016        67,000,000        Dioni Visions        Omoni Oboli

Credit: Broadway Africa.

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