On Sunday (Feb. 19), the cast and crew of ‘The Wedding Party’ celebrated a successful cinema run with a wedding-themed costume party that went down at the Sky Lounge, Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos.
The party also doubled as a ‘record-breaking’ celebration to celebrate it grossing a total of N450 million Naira across Nigeria.
Subsequent to its theatrical release in December 2016, ‘The Wedding Party’ racked up ?203 million in just two weeks topping the 2016 Nigerian Box Office and setting the record of highest-grossing Nollywood film ever. In 2017, ‘The Wedding Party’ continued its record breaking streak with takings now in excess of ?247 million bringing its combined total to ?450 million.
Mo Abudu, the Executive Producer who was also in attendance had this to say about the record breaking film,
We set out, quite deliberately, to make a high-quality film that any Nigerian would be proud of and could relate with. ‘The Wedding Party’ has shown that the best Nollywood movies can beat the Hollywood blockbusters in their home territory. For the first time, Nollywood is competing with Hollywood at the Box office and winning…
In attendance were Banky W, Kemi Adetiba, Sola Sobowale, Somkele Inyama, AY Makun, Mai Atafo, Tunde Demuren, Abah Folawiyo, Ruth Esime, Denola Grey, Michelle Dede, Ikechukwu, Senator Ita Giwa & many more
See the photos below