We don’t hear of records being smashed every day in Nollywood. So when it happens, it gets our attention, after 3 weeks in cinemas nationwide, information reaching us on Nollywood’s trending movie “Couple of days” is that the movie has set a new box office record. Couple of days has achieved the highest ticket sales in one day – for any Nollywood movie in Cinema in February.
Confirmed Ticket sales on valentine day smashed the previous one day national ticket sales record and set a new record for the month of February.
This romantic drama has deeply connected with Nigerian Movie lovers with most married couples calling it out as the “boldest” and “best Nollywood movie” on the subject of relationships and marriage.
Since the movie premier in Ibadan and all through the month of February, lovers have trooped into Cinemas across Nigeria to enjoy the flick directed by Lord Tanner and featuring Nollywood rising stars like Adesua Etomi, Lilian Esoro, Enyinna Nwigwe, Kiki Omeili and Okey Uzoeshi. Falz the Bahd Guy made his Nollywood debut alongside his love interest “Judi” played by Juliana Olayode (Jenifa’s Diaries). Completing the cast is MBGN 2015 Unoaku Anyadike and October 1st Star – Demola Adedoyin.
Nationwide Ticket sales tracked by Filmone Nigeria, shows that in three weeks of its release the movie Couple of Days has smashed its way into the top 20 highest grossing movies in Nigeria..
The photos below speak volumes on the movie’s ability to connect with its audience as crowds and queues have been recorded across cinemas nationwide with sold out cinema halls .
Produced by Ayo Orunmuyi – Couple of Days is definitely a must watch for Nollywood movies and a refreshing departure from the norm. The movie is still in cinemas through March. Its acceptance is another strong indication that it will be in cinemas for more than a Couple of Days