Actress and filmmaker, Funke Akindele-Bello, has seemingly made her mark in the movie industry, and that explains why she is respected by many.
She had captured the hearts and minds of numerous fans with movies and TV series such as ‘Jenifa’, ‘Jenifa’s Diary’, ‘My Siblings and I’, ‘Omo Ghetto’ and ‘Aiyetoro Town. Not one to rest on her laurels, the actress is out with another blockbuster that is sure to wow her fans. Her new movie, ‘Omo Ghetto: The Saga’, which is a sequel to ‘Omo Ghetto’, started showing in cinemas across the country on Friday, December 25, and with some comments already seen on social media, her admirers are not disappointed.
Continuing from where the first instalment of the film ended, Funke plays the double roles of twin sisters― Lefty and Ayomide. Lefty, who was raised in the ghetto, was eventually adopted by a wealthy woman who had earlier adopted her twin sister. However, Lefty finds it hard to leave the streets and she ends up returning to the fictional ghetto of Askamaya to be with her gang made up of Chummy Choko (Chioma Akpotha), Nicky (Bimbo Thomas) and Busty (Eniola Badmus). She also falls in love with an Internet fraudster, Femi Stone (Deyemi Okanlawon), who eventually betrays her.
Packed with a lot of suspense and action, the movie explores the themes of love, family, Internet fraud, corruption, revenge and poverty. The film also parades a galaxy of stars including Tina Mba, Mercy Aigbe, Timini Egbuson, Nosa Rex, Toke Makinwa, Yemi Alade, Alex Ekubo, Zubby Michaeals, Paschaline Alex and Akah Nnani.