Famous Nigerian actress and mum of twins Funke Akindele Bello recently released a hit movie, Omo Ghetto, the Saga.
Kemi Filani News recalls that the movie was released to Nigerian cinemas on the 25th of December, 2020, but before the year ended, it became the highest-grossing movie of 2020.
Below are seven amazing facts you probably didn’t know about Funke AKindele’s Omo Ghetto the saga Movie;
Pre-production of the movie took a year: From scriptwriting to getting the perfect wardrobe, locations, makeup, casting, and more, FAB revealed that the film’s pre-production took almost a year.
COVID-19 cut out a considerable part of the movie: FAB revealed that half of the film was supposed to be shot in the UK, but because of COVID-19 travel restrictions, they had to go back to the drawing board re-fix the scenes.
Lefty’s car took a lot of time to make: FAB revealed that Lefty’s car in the movie, the “bug” as she calls it, took a lot of time to get. They found a couple; there were yeses and nos, complaints of “oh, the car is not in good condition,” etc. until they found a bug in Ibadan, which they then had to take apart, redesign and reconstruct for it to become the final car we see in the movie.
Chummy Choko’s hair delayed their production: One of the movie’s hairstyles took a significant amount of time and retouching. FAB revealed it was Chioma Akpotha’s character, Chummy Choko’s. According to Funke, the back and forth on that hair delayed production.
The training was rigorous.
Actor, Deyemi injured Funke Akindele: Deyemi Okanlawon, who plays Femi Stone in Omo Ghetto (The Saga), actually kicked Funke on the mouth fight sequence.
There were at least ten versions of the movie: Funke Akindele-Bello revealed at least ten drafts of Omo Ghetto (The Saga).