A Tribe Called Judah Makes History: Jide Ekene and Kate Henshaw Share Excitement Over N1 Billion Success

In a groundbreaking achievement for the Nollywood film industry, Funke Akindele’s latest movie, ‘A Tribe Called Judah,’ has surpassed all expectations by grossing over 1 billion Naira within just three weeks of its release. This remarkable feat establishes the film as Nigeria’s highest-grossing Nollywood movie of all time, breaking previous records set by Funke Akindele herself.

Nollywood actor, Jide Ekene, who featured prominently in the movie as Funke’s first son, Emeka, took to social media to express his excitement and pride in the film’s success. In a post on X, he shared the news and reintroduced himself as the lead actor in the highest-grossing film ever in that part of the town. Jide Ekene, also known as JIDEOFOR EKENEDILICHUKWU ACHUFUSI, celebrated the unprecedented achievement that ‘A Tribe Called Judah’ has brought to the Nigerian film industry.

The movie’s success has not only garnered attention from the public but has also drawn praise from fellow Nollywood stars. Actress Kate Henshaw commended Funke Akindele’s resilience and determination in the face of personal challenges. Despite facing difficulties in her personal life, including two divorces and an unsuccessful foray into politics, Funke Akindele has remained focused on her career.

Kate Henshaw, in a recent interview with media personality Chude Jidonwon, acknowledged Funke’s unwavering commitment to her craft. Henshaw expressed gratitude to God for Funke’s ability to overcome personal setbacks and achieve tremendous success in her career. The actress highlighted Funke’s doggedness and perseverance, emphasizing that despite the setbacks, Akindele has continued to make significant contributions to the Nollywood film industry.

The success of ‘A Tribe Called Judah’ not only marks a milestone for Funke Akindele but also contributes to the growth and recognition of the Nollywood film industry on a global scale. As the movie continues to break records, it stands as a testament to the talent and dedication of the individuals involved in its creation and the resilience of the industry as a whole.

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