Nollywood producer/Director Obi Emelonye made history recently with his film ‘Blackmail’ being simultaneously being  released in over a 100 cinemas in the UK and Nigeria.

Obi Emelonye

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The film maker who is known for his action packed movies such as ‘Mirror Boy’, ‘Last Flight To Abuja’ etc does not disappoint with this crime caper starring talented actor OC Ukeje as lead. Others include Top Boy’s Alessandro Babalola, Nicolay Shulik, Julia Holden, Natalia Nyudyurbegova, Jelena Borovskaya, Tony Richardson and Emma Fletcher.

The film is a gripping tale about of Ray Chinda (OC Ukeje), a world famous action star embroiled in a messy blackmail that could ruin his thriving career and family. It was written and directed by Obi Emelonye.   The film has so far won the Best Film by an African Living Abroad at the 2021 AMAA  in Nigeria and made the official selection for the 2021 edition of the Halifax Black Film Festival in Canada.

By Bola Aduwo

Bola wears several hats. She writes screenplay for movies, she does PR and promotion and is also a Content Producer. She is a die hard fan of Jesus, Nollywood, Africa, The Arts/Entertainment and in that order.

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