One of Nigeria’s leading actors, Odunlade Adekola is starring in a new English movie from Tinsel Star Funmi Holder
The movie titled The Grudge also has an A-Star Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD), an actor of repute. It will be available in Nigerian cinemas from 28 October.
The Abeokuta born Odunlade Adekola who started acting in 1996 is
unarguably the biggest actor in the Yoruba sphere of Nollywood as he is
the actor with the most appearances in Yoruba movies. He also has the highest following across different social media platforms.
His face literally sells movies and he is the darling of several film
marketers in Idumota and Aba in the South-west and South-east regions of
He has won the popular City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year four times (2009, 2011, 2014 & 2015). In April 2014, he won the Africa Movie Academy Award, having emerged as best actor of the year.
RMD is a man who has gone full circle. The highly revered actor commands respect anywhere he goes. He is indeed a man of many parts; an actor, lawyer, former Commissioner and above all, a family man.
RMD started acting in the 80s after leaving the university and acted in the popular TV series Ripples. He even made more headlines when he starred in another TV series Checkmate playing the role of Segun Kadiri.
He has gone on to feature in more than 47 movies. He also headlines the popular TV sitcom now showing on cable TV titled Hush.
Many movie fans that read about the movie, The Grudge online are of the opinion that Odunlade Adekola should have goose bumps as he acts on the same set with RMD and also considering the fact that this is only the second English movie he would be starring in.
The Grudge tells the story of the lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages and a lonely widow intersect as they struggle to deal with a grudge that has festered for so long.
The movie also features another Tinsel Star Iretiola Doyle.
There are also Jaiye Kuti, Funmi Holder herself and Ijeoma Aniebo.
Watch the trailer here: