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She’s BACK! Jenifa returns to the Big Screen – Watch the Trailer for “The Return of Jenifa”

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She is one of the most beloved and recognized characters in Nigerian movie history. The character that introduced as to so many catch phrases – “as in“, “you know” – Jenifa is BACK!
The “Making Of” the new Jenifa movie has been floating around the internet for some weeks, but now we get to see the official trailer of this eagerly anticipated new movie.

The Return of Jenifa” features cameo appearances by Nigerian stars including Banky W, eLDee, Sasha, Rukky Sanda, Denrele and Omawumi. The movie which follows Jenifa’s quest for stardom was produced by Funke Akindele, directed by Muhydeen S Ayinde and “powered by” Olasco Films. “The Return of Jenifa” will be released in 2011.

We are glad to have Jenifa back on our screens. Though some things such as Jenifa’s wisecracks and crazy actions remain the same, we are glad to see the movie move beyond the campus environment to the entertainment industry. We can only imagine what hilarity will ensue this time.

Check out the trailer below:

Trailer courtesy Celeb Region

62 Comments

  1. swarovski

    February 17, 2011 at 9:48 am

    yay! 1st!

    • Adaeze

      February 17, 2011 at 4:10 pm

      LMAO…. I was thinking AMAKA would be here to write, ‘Not Quite’ underneath your comment lol, but you are actually the first anyway lool

    • THE AMAKA

      February 18, 2011 at 2:42 am

      you are exactly right! haha

    • Miss Face

      February 18, 2011 at 12:38 am

      Quite!….LOL.

  2. Lady Gaga/French Niara

    February 17, 2011 at 9:50 am

    1stttttttttttttttt

    • Kemirette

      February 17, 2011 at 2:21 pm

      how about 2ndddddddd

    • THE AMAKA

      February 17, 2011 at 2:41 pm

      not quite! lol

    • MissMe

      February 17, 2011 at 4:11 pm

      YAYYYY!! 24TH, Proceeding to claim my prize, in your face 1sters,lol

    • Adaeze

      February 17, 2011 at 4:11 pm

      lmao @Amaka

  3. asia

    February 17, 2011 at 9:50 am

    Sulia kan, aiyetoro kan. very funny

    • Kémi Penélopê

      February 17, 2011 at 12:07 pm

      nah! Jenifa kan. Lagos kan. LOL

    • Anya

      February 17, 2011 at 8:09 pm

      How come there is even a part 2: didn’t she catch AIDS or something like that in part 1? Abi did she go for deliverance to cure the HIV?

    • tezy

      February 18, 2011 at 6:31 am

      the fact she has AIDS doesn’t mean there can’t be a part 2 and that she is still not alive..

    • Kémi Penélopê

      February 18, 2011 at 7:19 am

      That, I guess we’ll know in “The Return”…

  4. sexy

    February 17, 2011 at 10:01 am

    emi na ni bb…je kin ma pink e

    • Ready

      February 17, 2011 at 11:17 pm

      Lol…”I have BB so I can be painging you…we can be friendship.” I so wanna see this!

  5. Oma

    February 17, 2011 at 10:30 am

  6. Tomi

    February 17, 2011 at 10:45 am

    Cant wait to watch it

  7. neks

    February 17, 2011 at 10:50 am

    Definitely watching this! Watched the first and second one like 100 times!
    http://neks2u.blogspot.com

  8. Jaygal

    February 17, 2011 at 11:12 am

    Cnt wait to watch it….u kno,as in,u mean, d return of Jenifa……lol

  9. Chizy

    February 17, 2011 at 11:18 am

    OMG this is too funny, its a shame cos i don’t understand yoruba

  10. ifeoma

    February 17, 2011 at 11:20 am

    lol. 2 funny. cant wait

  11. bobbydox

    February 17, 2011 at 11:28 am

    very! very! very! hillarous when i first watched it on http://www.celebregion.com i was laughing with joy thumbs up dear she sure knows her onions

  12. nenye

    February 17, 2011 at 12:46 pm

    lwkmd…nt yet ciin it all and am laughin loud…jeni…u rock jare….cant get tired of ur jenifaz…lols

  13. lolade

    February 17, 2011 at 1:09 pm

    I haf a bb, lemme be pinging u o Jenifa cos I want to be your friendship…lwtmb

  14. abby

    February 17, 2011 at 2:20 pm

    I hope this movie will be widely distributed. I still can’t find Jenifa 2 anywhere

  15. Kay

    February 17, 2011 at 2:31 pm

    ‘We are flying on a fast track, we are flying on a first class cabin’. That part was so hilarious. Cant wait to watch it.

    • Miss ATL

      February 18, 2011 at 3:06 pm

      *dead* Totally agree

  16. THE AMAKA

    February 17, 2011 at 2:42 pm

    hahaha, the first one was very funny and it had SUBTITLES!
    what about us non-Yoruba folks? ah ahn! its not fair oooo

  17. ebi

    February 17, 2011 at 2:49 pm

    pls ooh, it better hav subtitles ooh

  18. onyinye

    February 17, 2011 at 2:59 pm

    i guess this time around she`ll be a confirmed gbo gbo bigs geh

  19. ogodona

    February 17, 2011 at 3:02 pm

    I’m loving the trailer,so when is the video coming out?can’t wait to see it.

  20. Brittle Paper

    February 17, 2011 at 4:00 pm

    Wow. And the production quality. On point! I’m sha impressed. Sound, video, everything looks good. I hope it’ll be in subtitles though.

  21. Oladips

    February 17, 2011 at 4:44 pm

    This is absolutely disconnected and stupid. YES i am going to watch it.

  22. Purpleicious Babe

    February 17, 2011 at 6:57 pm

    WOW…… I cant wait… this is gonna be Big stuff mehn…. go funke akindele…. i support u mehn. God bless your work…

  23. marian o

    February 17, 2011 at 9:02 pm

    am a bigs gels…economi l’on wo…lwkmd!! must watch

  24. Ada

    February 18, 2011 at 12:20 am

    Lwkmd @ i haf a bb..lemme be pinging you..hilarious!she gats to belongs!Hope it`ll have subtitles.

  25. Jess

    February 18, 2011 at 8:59 am

    Ohhh hezitement! If I was her friend, at the airport I would just leave her. Kai. Lol

    • http://www.thisladyrocks.blogspot.com

      February 18, 2011 at 1:37 pm

      Jess, the girl that Jenifa was yabbing used to oppress her back in d dayz. So now that Jenifa is a “BIG Girl” flying first class, she used the opportunity to yab d girl…apparently, Jenifa ran into her at the airport. Love this movie already! Payback is a what….????

  26. RMG

    February 18, 2011 at 5:02 pm

    Coming when plzzzzzz???couldn’t stop laughing at “some on the kwee”(queue)..
    @The Amaka,i’ve also been following your”not quite”,lol…

    • THE AMAKA

      February 20, 2011 at 1:48 pm

      LOL! 🙂

  27. bisola

    February 18, 2011 at 6:00 pm

    yeah i cant wait ooooo, the return of jennifer

  28. Mayurwah Concept

    February 18, 2011 at 9:04 pm

    I can’t wait to see it,pls keep me posted to watch d cinema.thanks

  29. J-WORLD

    February 18, 2011 at 9:24 pm

    lmaooooooooooo

  30. empressTL

    February 18, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! LMAO! I MUST WATCH THIS.

  31. miss pee

    February 19, 2011 at 1:06 am

    lmaooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    caaant waaait

  32. yeye omobola

    February 19, 2011 at 8:31 pm

    LWKMD…@Shaki, a so ti e le?economy lo nwo…

  33. yusco

    February 20, 2011 at 7:09 pm

    i we like to be an arts

  34. Zuri Perle Atinuke 'A'

    February 20, 2011 at 10:44 pm

    Jenifa u too much. LOL

  35. jennietobbie

    February 21, 2011 at 3:51 am

    lwtmb!!!!! That is all….I have to walk to naija to see this one 🙂 This is classic

    1st class cabin…..gini?????

  36. Modupe

    February 22, 2011 at 2:49 am

    I can imagine the premiere of this movie in London (Greenwich ofcourse), Maryland, Houston – chei I cant wait. I better buy my ticket in advance

  37. Marian

    February 22, 2011 at 3:07 am

    So i guess i was the only NOn Nigerian who watched this movie from beginning to end and understood every line – with the help of the subtitles. The subtitles was not very good but c’mon i was not that bad, and if you speak 3 languages like i do – any other language comes easy if you put your mind to it. I mean Funke acts so well its hard to say you dont understand her mannerisms and acttions. I have watched this movie so many times i can even rattle the yoruba lines easily. My favourite part was when she went to invite her friend Tessy to her Baffday Parrry (as she states) and met BabaT and trying to have a chat with BaBaT – BaBa Ts face looking at Jenifa was priceless – i can never get enough of that scene i swear – I love thi move and cant wait for the return. I love when she saids Mo fe se Gets togeda, InFITE (as in invite), and singing 9ice song Photocopy – Sepe for Life, All Blue – Blue for Life – Ouch. You know what i think Funke should have marketed this movie more and even made tshirts out of those famous phrases like Ouch, Mofe say get to gerra, Gbo Gbo Big GIrls – We africans dont know how to milk and market on opportunities. See who Kate and Will are not married yet but see the stuff ont them being sold on tshirts cups etc. She messed up big time. I would definately have bought tshirt with GboGbo Big GIrlz on it lol

  38. Chibaby

    February 22, 2011 at 3:14 pm

    Jenifa ooo Jenifa oo Jenifa. lol! Omo part 1 of the movie was priceless and funny. the preview of part2 looked hilarious as Fine baby Jenifa meets BankyW. Omo sexeee na mi Jenifa. lol. Da girl that don’t give a crap about what others think about her. I luv Jenifa’s attitude.

  39. lade

    February 23, 2011 at 4:03 pm

    lvu u jenifa,

  40. Omo O

    February 26, 2011 at 12:56 am

    Lol, Suliat kan! Aiyetoro Kan! I can’t wait for this to come out! I loved where she got to yab Shaki! LWKMD! @The Amaka, loving ur comments! We are on a fast track!!! Lol, Jenifa!

  41. Tina Ike

    February 26, 2011 at 5:06 am

    Reading some of the comments i can tell am not the only one who has not watched the 1st installment. Ok but from the looks of the reviews i can tell it was great, am interest level heightened especially as there are not alot of female comedic characters in African/Nigerian movies or none i have seen yet..looking forward to seeing both soon

  42. Sheyi

    March 30, 2011 at 2:14 pm

    I think CD John was in that movie???

    SHALOM

  43. Ekuwe

    April 13, 2011 at 3:54 pm

    i love it!!!! can be waiting to washing it …LOL…..lmaooooooooooo

  44. Layo

    April 17, 2011 at 4:16 pm

    No concrete storyline but….hill 2-d ariou!!!!!……#mo lo runifasty…mo graduacions…Gbagaun!!!

  45. mimi

    August 31, 2011 at 1:32 am

    U ® just too much Sulia….watched u all d way from Ȋ̝̊̅ NEED Τ̲̅Ȍ KNOW….U hv done ​​S̶̲̥̅Ơ̴̴̴̴̴̴͡ well for urself and for me too coz Ȋ̝̊̅ love u like mad*big grin*…Sulia kan!! Ayetoro kan!!!

  46. Buburito

    October 9, 2011 at 4:20 pm

    Jennifer u ROCK!!!

  47. imisioluwa

    January 10, 2012 at 4:25 pm

    u r d best n u wil surely b d bst keep it up

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