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Mike Ezuruonye’s Debut Movie as a Producer, “Brother Jekwu” reportedly makes N20Million in 10 Days!

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captureNigerians are definitely avid movie watchers.

Nollywood actor Mike Ezuruonye made his directorial debut recently with a movie called “Brother Jekwu” and according to reports, in the first 10 days of the movie being in the cinema it grossed approximately N20 million.

Amazing.

Mike Ezuronye’s movie which stars Mike Ezuruonye, Angela Okorie, Wofaifada, Funny Bone, Nedu, Klint D Drunk, Huddah Monroe, Sabrina Stadler, among others tells the story of a village man with native intelligence that is full of adventure, proud and conceited. He is lucky to make it to Kenya on the bill of his corrupt cousin where he gets lost in a tale of his adventure while exploring a new land and his encounter with other folks and two beautiful ladies led to the various comical scenes that add a twist to the story.

Watch the trailer below.

21 Comments

  1. Sonia Paloma

    December 15, 2016 at 11:16 am

    Heard 30 days in Atlanta will be showing in Cinema this weekend. Excited to support my Nigerian fam doing it big. This Brother Jekwu will definitely be in my to watch list

  2. Eno

    December 15, 2016 at 11:17 am

    WELL DONE MIKE…SEEMS LIKE A GOOD PIECE OF WORK
    GOD BLESS YOUR HUSTLE

  3. nnenne

    December 15, 2016 at 11:43 am

    Hilarious.
    A must watch.

  4. www.ckjacob.com

    December 15, 2016 at 11:46 am

    Michael is one of the best Nollywood actors.
    It will surely be a must watch!

  5. isaobi

    December 15, 2016 at 11:48 am

    Well done. But for a slapstick comedy film in Nigerian cinemas, that is not an achievement. Even Mo Abudu’s film ,Fifty, made about 20 million naira at just the opening weekend. A Trip To Jamaica ,another slapstick, made 35 million naira at just the opening weekend.

    • Mannie

      December 15, 2016 at 12:50 pm

      You have to factor in the fact that this is his debut movie as a producer. Also, the level of advertising and publicity was little in comparison to the movies you mentioned. He’s done good, and you’ve got to give it to him.

    • Seriously

      December 15, 2016 at 2:47 pm

      The Comparison spirit imbedded in Nigerians is very problematic. You celebrate every milestone, it’s not about who has done it before or who is currently doing but the fact that you achieved a goal of yours. It pushes you more to accomplish even greater things.

    • Mannie

      December 15, 2016 at 4:26 pm

      People the world over feel the need to compare between themselves and others- comparing oneself to another isn’t a feature unique to Nigerian alone. It can serve as a reference point for what to aspire to or deter from. It is not always to be presumed as a bad thing to do. It only gets bad when the basis for comparison comes with malicious intend founded on jealousy, envy or sloth.

  6. Luqman

    December 15, 2016 at 12:22 pm

    I’ve been looking for a means to compliment this guy since 2011. He won my heart for the very first time I saw him on Air-Maroc minding his business: very cool guy. It is true when dey talk say first impression last longer. Sky is your limit!

    • Baby gurl

      December 15, 2016 at 1:30 pm

      Met him at Lagos Airport too years back. Cant remember what year. He was literally all by himself. I went up to greet him and take a selfie. The most humble person ever! Months after I met him at Moji Makanjuola’s daughter’s wedding in Abuja.

    • Luqman

      December 15, 2016 at 2:00 pm

      Behavior is just like a smoke, it can never be concealed, Flying Air-Maroc alone testified to his humbleness. I am very sure that he could afford any airlines, but Mike is just Mike that lives in his own lane. On arrival at MMA, there was this old woman that approached him and he gave an attention to this woman till the woman collected her luggage and eventually took pics with her.
      I sensed sense of maturity, politeness, and humbleness from distance. It is good to be good

  7. Haha

    December 15, 2016 at 12:45 pm

    Happy happy happy!!! One of the funniest Nigerian movie I have seen in a long time.

  8. Ms Jazz

    December 15, 2016 at 12:55 pm

    Love Mike. Talented guy

  9. Marlvina

    December 15, 2016 at 12:59 pm

    I love me some Mike Ezuronye. Kudos!

  10. Californiabawlar

    December 15, 2016 at 2:12 pm

    If this is anything like Family Man, I’m in! That movie was hilarious! Made me fall in love with the Igbo language even more ? Plus it Mike Ezuronye….he aiit (to say the least ☺️)

  11. Mo'Diva

    December 15, 2016 at 2:43 pm

    It’s a must watch. I watched the trailer

  12. Spunky

    December 15, 2016 at 3:36 pm

    I’m very impressed with his role interpretation. He acts well and takes his career seriously. Nonso Diobi, be there kissing codeine upandan…get your shit together and act film( I just had to.)

  13. Justina

    December 15, 2016 at 5:32 pm

    not to sound facetious but these type of roles suit Mike way more – than the other movies he does where his acting is just blah, where he will change his tone of voice and scream and shout for no reason. He should stick to these type of village roles. He acts excellent in them. The other kinds of movies – nope.

  14. MO

    December 15, 2016 at 5:37 pm

    nigerians and their bad taste for movies
    They will be blowing their own horns for shitty movies and then when they get to international level like Toronto festival and they get rejected and get bad reviews for every movie they get mad

    continue

    continue to praise mediocrity – as you have since 800 bc

  15. nene

    December 15, 2016 at 5:56 pm

    the trailer looks bad, not funny. and mike is an average actor but he’s a good guy.

  16. God girl

    December 18, 2016 at 10:18 am

    The word is humility. There’s no word like humbleness. And you must be an arrogant person if you expect humility from others. Especially from those above you in social strata

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