It was a big day for Funke Akindele and Femi Adebayo as they were announced as the top two highest-grossing producers in the Nigerian film industry for the year 2022.
The news came as a surprise to many, as they beat out industry veterans such as Toyin Abraham and other talented filmmakers.
Actor Tope Adebayo took to social media to announce the good news, he wrote:”2022 was a great year for the Movie/Cinema industry. In a true Filmone fashion, we are kicking off #FilmoneMovieRecognitionList for 2022. Here are the Top 10 “Producers For 2022”. Congratulations to everyone on this list Congratulations @femiadebayosalami #FilmOneMovieRecognitionList2022″
Itele also celebrate the the icons, he wrote: “Big congrats boss @femiadebayosalami Number 2 best producer, in Nigeria #kingofthieves Opor ooo, I rejoice with you?
Also congrats to you baba @adebayotijani Number 1. Director in Nigeria @topeadebayosalami number Congratulations friend Opor….King Of thieves the movie, is just too much? Ela rowa oo???????”
The two filmmakers have both been hard at work in recent years, constantly pushing the boundaries of storytelling and filmmaking in Nigeria. They have been instrumental in the growth of the industry, and many fans and industry experts are excited to see what they will come up with next.
Their success serves as inspiration to many upcoming filmmakers, who look up to them as a source of motivation to achieve their dreams. The industry is filled with talented people and the future looks bright for Nollywood.