Nigerian based fans and lovers of Nollywood actor, Chigozie Atuanya, are all geared up for the home premiere of his movie, Chetanna.
Atuanya who is a celebrated son of Igboland would be premiering his first flick, a big budget blockbuster titled Chetanna in Nigerian very soon.
The movie which features Queen Nwokoye, Ebube Nwagbo, Ebere Okaro, Obi Madubuogwo and Chigozie Atuanya, is the first of its kind in Nollywood; promoting the Igbo culture and tradition at its best.
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“We are making frantic efforts to see that the movie premiere is a success. It’s not easy doing a big budget movie and as well premiering it home and abroad. We would soon announce the official date and venue when Nigerians, especially the Igbos would come and have a feel of their own,” the Thespian told Nigeriafilms.com.
Chetanna had successfully premiered in Virginia and Houston, America which makes it the first Igbo film to be premiered in US.
It has as well won two prestigious awards; Council of Igbo States in America Awards (CISA) and GIMA respectively as the best indigenous film.
Recently, Chetanna broke new grounds with her nomination in AMAA awards in two categories, the panel of Jurists are Foreigners in America, out of over eight hundred movies sent in for the nomination only three movies were nominated from Nigeria and Chetanna is one of three with nomination in two categories.
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