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“Despite All The Challenges”- Congratulations Pour In As Odunlade Adekola Defeats Funke Akindele and others To Breaks New Record

Odunlade Adekola, the esteemed Nollywood actor and soon-to-be box office sensation, is overjoyed and filled with immense happiness as he commemorates his latest milestone.

His most recent film, “Orisa,” currently playing in cinemas across the nation, has surpassed all expectations. It has accomplished the extraordinary feat of becoming the highest-grossing Nollywood opening film of 2023, as well as the Biggest Epic opening of 2023.

On his Instagram page, Odunlade Adekola conveyed his heartfelt gratitude to God for guiding him to this remarkable achievement, even in the face of challenging weather conditions such as heavy rain. He also took the opportunity to sincerely thank his colleagues for their unwavering support and the cast and crew for delivering outstanding performances in their respective roles.

“Thank you my wonderful people in all the cinemas.
The Cast and the crew of this wonderful Movie. ORISA THE MOVIE. Thank you so much.

Despite the heavy rain since Friday!!! Glory be to God and thank you.
And also special thanks to all my colleagues for your support. ESE GAN ooooo”.

Adedimeji Lateef’s accident inspired cast of his new movie

Famous9ja news recall that Nollywood’s leading box office actor, Femi Adebayo Salami, fondly remembers the incident that served as an inspiration for his latest movie, “Jagun Jagun,” involving his talented young colleague, Adedimeji Lateef.

Overflowing with gratitude, Femi Adebayo shared a captivating photo of Adedimeji Lateef from the movie set, reminiscing about how the young actor’s presence commanded the entire crew. He couldn’t help but admire Adedimeji’s unwavering spirit, which left a profound impact on the cast during the filming.

During the shoot, Adedimeji faced a challenging accident, breaking his knee in his very first scene. Despite this setback, he exhibited incredible determination and resilience, continuing to deliver his best performance throughout the entire filming process. This extraordinary dedication from his young colleague became a driving force that motivated the entire cast during the making of “Jagun Jagun.”

He wrote, “Lateef Adedimeji, @adedimejilateef the indomitable!

Lateef commanded the JAGUN JAGUN set like a true warrior. Preparing for the role, Lateef hit the gym for a month, displaying commitment like I’ve never seen before.

In his first scene, he broke his knee but continued to do his best despite being in excruciating pain. Omo, me I was scared o, but his resilience inspired us all on set to keep on.

His mesmerizing portrayal of Gbotija left us all in awe of his exceptional talent. It was mesmerizing and full of depth and intensity.”