Social media was set alight on Monday after photographer Yagazie Emezi took to his Twitter page to hint at the imminent release of the first ever mash-up movie between the Indian and Nigerian film industry, otherwise known as Bollywood and Nollywood.
Yagazie’s Twitter tease piqued the curiosity of several Nigerians who may have long fantasized about the possibility of watching a film that stars some of their heroes from the two renowned industry.
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.
— Yagazie Emezi (@YagazieEmezi) February 17, 2020
Now to confirm that the said gist is indeed true and not just a rumor, Indian Lagos-based businesswoman turned filmmaker,
Hamisha Daryani Ahuja, has released the first look at her upcoming romantic comedy.
The movie titled “Namaste Wahala” is a story of love, romance, laughter, tears and family set over two diverse and rich cultures.
Produced by Indian filmaker, Hamisha Daryani Ahuja , the movie stars Nollywood finest acts like 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.
Nigerian fans of Indian romance can finally look forward to a film that features some of Bollywood and Nollywood’s finest acts as “Namaste Wahala” is set to hit cinemas in April 24th.
Check out the full poster and behind-the-scene photos below:
Photo Credit: Instagram