Officials from Silverbird Cinemas have confirmed that the Ghanaian romantic comedy, ‘Amakye and Dede’ has made history as the biggest premiere ever at both the Accra Mall 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 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.
According to Justice Grant, Kofi Asamoah, producer of the movie set a record last year with “Kalybos in China”. “The producer has beaten his own records because it was Kalybos In China and that movie was from same producer of Amakye & Dede”
“I need the producer’s concern because I cannot give you those information without his knowledge. Silverbirds and the producer of the movie is the only people who have to get that information. If I let out that information it will result a breach of trust. so I need to have his consent before I can speak to the figures.”
Meanwhile, Producer of the movie Kofi Asamaoh of Kofas Media has disclosed to Peacefmonline.com that on the day of premiere alone, the Silverbird cinemas both at the West Hills Mall and Accra Mall stopped showing any other movie to make way for the heavy demand to watch the movie.
Silverbird cinemas at the West Hills had an unprecedented total of 16 showings and 13 showing at the Accra Mall just on the night of the premiere. Peacefmonline.com’s checks has also revealed that the movie which is still showing for the next two weeks is still attracting very impressive patronage.
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 Boudang and many others. Budget for the comedy movie, “Amakye & Dede” is estimated to be $26,000.