Movies of Thu, 31 Mar 20167
'Amakye & Dede' is the biggest premiere ever – Silverbird Cinemas
Silverbirds Cinema has declared the premiere of “Amakye & Dede” movie as the most attended ever at the Accra and West Hills Mall. Business manager for the company, Justice Grant in an interview with Zionfelix.com disclosed that the comedy movie which premiered on Easter Saturday had the largest number of audience from far and near buying tickets to watch a Ghanaian movie on the first day of the premiere.
“Even though I’m yet to check the numbers properly, per estimations and all that you could tell it is the biggest premiere ever at Accra Mall and West Hills Mall,” Justice Grant said.
When asked which Ghanaian movie premiered at the Silviberd Cinema comes closer to the recently held Amakye & Dede premiere, he answered that Kofi Asamoah, producer of the movie set a record last year with “Kalybos in China”.
“ The producer has beaten his records because it was Kalybos In China and that movie was from the same producer of Amakye & Dede.”
The Business Manager of Silverbirds Cinema, Justice Grant continued that he cannot disclose the number of tickets purchased and the amount that came out from the first day of premiere since the producer has not permitted him.
“I need the producer’s concern because I cannot give you that information without his knowledge. Silverbirds and the producer of the movie are the only people who have to get that information. If I let out that information, it will result a breach of trust.bSo I need to have his consent before I can speak to the figures.”
Amakye & Dede produced by Kofas Media features renowned Ghanaian actors like Majid Michel, John Dumelo, Kalybos, AHuofe Patricia, Roselyn Ngissah, Emelia Brobbey, Yaw Dabo, Apostle John Prah, Grace Nortey, Moesha Boduong and many others.
The budget for the comedy movie, “Amakye & Dede” is estimated to be $26,000.