Indian movies are immensely popular on the African continent, thanks in part to the super popular DSTV channel, Zee World.
Now, something overdue is finally happening – an exciting blend of Nollywood and Bollywood. A new movie featuring a blend of Indian and Nigerian culture is coming to cinemas soon.
The photographer, Yagazie Emezi first shared news of the upcoming film. She wrote on Twitter:
“So there’s a Bollywood Nollywood mash-up movie coming out called Namaste Wahala? Lmaoooooo, can’t imagine the double drama. I need to stop eavesdropping honestly.”
‘Namaste Wahala’ is a story of love, romance, laughter, tears and family set over two diverse and rich cultures.
It is produced by Indian filmmaker, Hamisha Daryani Ahuja, and stars Mofe Damijo, Ajoke Silva, Inidima Okojie, Ruslaan Mumtaz, Segal Sujata, Adaora Lumina, Ibrahim Suleiman, Big Brother Naija’s Frodd, Imoh Eboh, Osas, Eneeicha, Lyk10, Mexemania, Tience Pay, MI Abaga and lots more.
‘Namaste Wahala’ is set to be in cinemas on 24 April.
Check out pictures from the film below: