New Nollywood household comedy ‘Palava’ premieres in Lagos (PHOTOS)

On Sunday evening, the extremely anticipated Inkblot star-studded manufacturing ‘Palava’ premiered in Lagos.

Forward of its launch on ninth December, the premiere held on the Jewel Aida in Lekki and noticed an inflow of celebrities, each forged and different stars from the business, together with RMD, Iyabo Ojo, Segilola Ogidan, Jemima Osunde, Beverly Naya and Neo Akpofure stroll the pink carpet, most in uniformed Ankara-themed ‘‘Owambe Wanda’ outfits.

Additionally in attendance have been Nancy Isime, Bisola Aiyeola, Sharon Ooja, Layole Oyatogun, Ini Dinma Okojie, and Ruth Kadri.

On the pink carpet, some forged members shared their experiences engaged on this film set.

Well-known actor Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD), the lead character, selected to stay mysterious about his position within the movie. He stated, “No spoilers; everybody ought to watch the film; have a look at the posters and inform me when you don’t need to watch this film.”

Talking with PREMIUM TIMES, Iyabo Ojo revealed she performed a naughty character on this film, however the one problem she had was late-night work; she stated, “We needed to shoot very late evening typically to the early hours of the morning, these have been slightly bit difficult for me cos I like my sleep. Nevertheless it was enjoyable.”

Some cast members of Palava
Some forged members of Palava

Beverly Naya, who performed the character Charlie, revealed that the group attracted her to this manufacturing. “I beloved the forged, the forged was superb, they have been constant, they labored exhausting, and I’ve additionally labored with them earlier than; that is just like the third time I’ve labored with them.”

BBNaija star, Akpofure, who was forged on this film, revealed that is his first characteristic movie and was completely happy about his character as a result of he already fitted into his common life-style.

He highlighted the forged was intimating his greatest problem, and he stated, “Essentially the most difficult facet for me was attending to roll with these actors on the forged as a result of these are individuals who have stamped their names on Nollywood, however this was my first film and have a look at the forged.”

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“Nevertheless, it was superb to see folks information me, to say, ‘Okay Neo, I do know it’s your first time, do it like this, and every time they put me in that mild, it was very welcome to see that I could possibly be that snug with these folks and I thank God for the expertise’’.


With the success of hit cinema motion pictures in 2022, together with “The Blood Covenant“, “The Good Association”, and “The Set Up 2”,.

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In collaboration with FilmOne leisure, Inkblot describes the movie as a household comedy that completely matches into the Christmas festive season.

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The film tells the story of an unfortunate high-life musician ‘Osa Wonda’ whose life and household are turned the other way up when a scandal is revealed on the eve of his sixtieth birthday.

The film was written by Anee Icha and Chinaza Onuzo and directed by director Niyi Akinmolayan, who has hinted that folks ought to put together for an unforgettable expertise throughout the theatres when the “Palava” is lastly launched in cinemas.

BBNaija stars Ozo and Neo
BBNaija stars Ozo and Neo

Star-studded forged

Following Inkblot’s choice to finish this yr on a excessive be aware, the ‘Palava’ film got here full of an awesome mixture of Nollywood stars, from veterans to newbies within the business.

The forged, headlined by Richard Mofe Damijo, who performs the lead character ‘Osa Wonda’ additionally includes Nollywood favourites Bisola Aiyeola, Iyabo Ojo, Mercy Aigbe, Chinedu Ikedieze, Segun Arinze and Linda Ejiofor Suleiman.

Gideon Okeke, Beverly Naya, Beverly Osu, Jemima Osunde, Omawunmi Megbele, Neo Akpofure, Buchi Ojieh and Eniola Badmus be a part of the forged to finish the spice.

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