Battle on Buka Street launches on Prime Video June 16
Nigeria’s highest grossing film, Battle on Buka Street, is set to launch exclusively on Prime Video on Friday, June 16.
The certified Box Office hit from Funke Akindele, which she co-directed with Tobi Makinde, boasts a unique storyline, impressive cinematography and exceptional acting from veteran and young Nollywood stars.
The movie achieved record-breaking success as the highest grossing film across cinemas nationwide in 2022 and will now debut on Prime Video to continue the remarkable run, with more people poised to catch the film.
Directed by the dynamic duo behind Jenifa’s Diary and The Vendor, the film is further testament of their unmatched prowess in storytelling.
Based on Kanayo Maduka, played by Nkem Owoh, who resides on Buka Street with his three vibrant and opinionated wives, the movie weaves a compelling drama on the themes of polygamy, emotion, resilience and comedy.
Featuring a stellar cast including Funke Akindele, Mercy Johnson, Sola Sobowale, Bimbo Ademoye, Tina Mba, Femi Jacobs and Kevin Ikeduba, Battle on Buka Street provides a great balance of emotions, love, family life and humour, aside from drawing heavily on the stellar career of Funke Akindele.
Having made an outstanding statement with King of Thieves, Gangs of Lagos, and Bad Comments, among others, Prime Video is about to enhance its Nollywood offering in Africa and across the world. Amazon Original series such as Citadel, The Power, The Wheel of Time, The Marvellous Mrs. Maisel, The Grand Tour, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power also continue to delight Nigerians on the streaming platform.