Namaste Wahala is set for Valentine’s Day release on Netflix.
Hamisha Ahuja, director of Bollywood-Nollywood romance comedy ‘Namaste Wahala‘, has announced that the highly anticipated movie is finally set to premiere on Netflix as an original on February 4th of this year.
Hamisha made the exciting revelation via her Instagram page on Monday. Sharing the film’s official poster, the director expressed her happiness at being able to ‘fuse’ Nigerian and Hindu cultures together and depict them in motion pictures.
“I am very excited about my movie Namaste Wahala going to the whole world through Netflix. The movie showcases the beauty of Nigeria and the wealth of talent in Nollywood. It was amazing to see how beautifully two cultures which I hold very close to my heart came together in this fusion movie. I can’t wait for all of you to watch it,” she wrote.
Production of ‘Namaste Wahala’ was first announced in February 2020 alongside its official poster and behind-the-scene photos. The announcement left trails of excitement from Nigerians who have long fantasized about a possible collaboration between the two iconic film industries. The movie was originally set to premiere in cinemas on April 24, 2020, but got postponed to October due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Short in Lagos, Nigeria, ‘Namaste Wahala’ is a story of love, romance, laughter, tears and family set over two diverse and rich cultures.
It stars Mofe Damijo, Joke Silva, Inidima Okojie, Osas Ighodaro, Ruslaan Mumtaz, Segal Sujata, Adaora Lumina, Ibrahim Suleiman, Big Brother Naija’s Frodd, Imoh Eboh, Osas, Eneeicha, Lyk10, Mexemania, Tience Pay and lots more.
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