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It's no more news that the Nollywood movie industry has taken a very tremendous upgrade in movie making as they have proven to be ready for the real game. Checking through movies like the King of Boys, Wedding Party 1 and 2, Merry Men 1 and 2, The Set Up, Who's the Boss, Living in Bondage, Sugar Rush, Bling Lagosians, Your Excellency, Elevator Baby, Lionheart and many more others, you'd agree easily with the fact that Nollywood is in for the real game if you had the oppotuinity to see any of the movies listed.
This article was typed on March 19th, 2020, therefore, the list of movies you'll see here are those that are yet to be released as of the date highlighted, some of which are still in production.
Below are the top five most anticipated Nollywood movies in 2020 in no order of ranking;
After a successful 2018 release of the first movie named King of Boys, Producer Kemi Adetiba announced in 2019 that there will be a sequel to the movie which will be released in 2020. The movie will most likely still be starring the likes of Sola Sobowale, Reminisce, Toni Tones, IllBliss, and some other actors on set.
Kemi Adetiba has been a tease so far with some of her tweets not giving clues of what to expect in the movie but as one of the promising film producers we expect that the King of Boys 2 will be a very big and successful project. We still await the teaser and the trailer to give us an idea of what the movie tastes like.
From the winner of the African Magic Viewers' Choice Awards (AMVCA) for the best actress in a drama for her performance in the Elevator Baby movie, Toyin Abraham, comes the fourth movie in the franchise of the famous Alakada movie series by the actress. This one titled Fate of Alakada – The Party Planner.
The movie is set to be released on April 3rd in movie theatres nationwide and stars the likes of Toyin Abraham herself, Broda Shaggi, Odunlade Adekola, Timini Egbuson, Alexx Ekubo, Bolanle Ninalowo, Di'Ja, Davido, Swanky Jerry, Peruzzi, Mercy Eke from the Big Brother Naija show, Cobhams Asuquo, and Mansurah Isah amongst others.
The two minutes trailer to the Comedy Drama movie can be seen below.
A lot of movie lovers are still wondering why a movie that has not been released yet could bag two awards from the AMVCA, you're not alone, in fact I'm number 10 on the list of those who are still wondering. But looking at it from this angle, the movie trailer has been released as early as mid of 2019 where a lot of details about the movie was let out, we saw the costumes and the graphics used in creating the movie, this should explain why the movie took home two awards. Though, I still go with those who feel the movie should have been released and have an audience score on it before bagging the honours.
In case you haven't seen the trailer yet, you can easily watch it below.
The Nollywood Sci-Fi movie by Producer Dimeji Ajibola from Flipsyde studios is set to be released on April 10, 2020 starring the likes of Osas Ighodaro, Adunni Ade, Bolanle Ninalowo, Meg Otanwa, Zikky Alloy, Paul Utomi, Tope Tedela, Ani Iyoho amongst others.
The first time I saw this movie title I was like, "what is this again?" well, I had a change of mind immediately I saw the trailer. The movie, a Bollywood/Nollywood movie by Hamisha Daryani Ahuja is based on a love story of an Indian man (played by Ruslaan Mumtaz) and a Nigerian woman (played by Inidinma Okojie), who despite the difference in culture and beliefs still find an atmosphere filled with love. The movie also stars other top Nollywood actors like, Richard Mofe Damijo, Ajoke Silva, and Indian actor, Segal Sujata amongst others.
The movie earlier stated to be released on April 24 has been postponed to be released on October 2020 due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) epidemic. Well, you also need to see the trailer if you haven't seen it before.
The movie is still in production by the Play Network Studios and currently in the hunt of a talented actress to play the Nneka role.
After the success of the production company in bagging eight awards from the AMVCA for the Living in Bondage movie, Producer Charles Okpaleke as attentions on him as a lot of people have their eyes on his new project projected to be released December 2020.
The movie trailer has not been released yet but you can choose to stay connected with the best entertaiment media for movies to keep you updated on your favorite movies, the worthy ones.