King of Thieves, the Yoruba language Nollywood epic saga has crossed the 300 million milestone. This is coming barely a month after it hit the ₦224 million mark.
This revelation was by Filmone Entertainment, the official distribution company for the movie and was corroborated by Anthill Studios, one-half of its production companies, via their official Instagram handle.
The Femi Adebayo Salami-produced film is now officially recognized as the 5th highest-grossing Nollywood film. It is the first film in an indigenous language to hit the milestone.
The current Top 5 highest-grossing Nollywood films are:
- Omo Ghetto: The Saga (2021)
- The Wedding Party (2016)
- The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai (2017)
- Chief Daddy (2018)
- King of Thieves (2022)
King of Thieves (Agesinkole) is a story of a popular town and prosperous kingdom of Ajeromi, things were going as good as it should be in the Ajeromi kingdom until Agesinkole, a powerful bandit and terrorist came to terrorize the peaceful and prosperous kingdom of Ajeromi, the Ajeromi Kingdom however sought to destroy this Agesinkole bandit with just every power within them including their hunters, witches, wizard and every power they possess.
It stars Adedimeji Lateef, Aisha Lawal, Broda Shaggi, Femi Adebayo, Ibrahim Chatta, Mr. Macaroni, Odunlade Adekola, Toyin Abraham Ajeyemis, and Peju Ogunmola, to mention but a few.
Femi Adebayo hinted at the movie costing over a ₦100 million to produce.