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TIFF! Genevieve Nnaji’s movie, Lionheart, nominated for Grolsch People’s Choice Award


TIFF! Genevieve Nnaji’s movie, Lionheart, nominated for Grolsch People’s Choice Award

TIFF! Genevieve Nnaji’s movie, Lionheart, nominated for Grolsch People’s Choice Award

Genevieve Nnaji’s comedy movie, “Lionheart” has been nominated for The Toronto International Film Festival Grolsch People’s Choice Award.

The award is presented by the Toronto International Film Festival to the film rated as the year’s most popular film with festival audiences.

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The nomination comes days after American top media service provider, Netflix, bought worldwide rights to the movie.

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A delighted Nnaji took to her Instagram handle to share the news and begged her followers to vote for her.

She wrote,

@lionheartthemovie is up for the ‘Grolsch People’s Choice Awards’ guys can you believe it!!? 💃🏾🤗.
Let’s not limit our wins Africa. The train has just begun, let’s keep it moving ✊🏿. Please vote “Lionheart” via the link 🔗 in bio. Thank you🙏🏾🤗❤️ #lionheartthemovie

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The story follows a daughter who’s forced to work with her feckless uncle in order to save her father’s ailing bus company. Nnaji plays Adaeze, a level-headed executive in her father’s bus company, Lionheart Transport.

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When her father (played by Edochie) falls ill, both she and her rival (Kalu Egbui Ikeagwu) are passed over in favour of the uncle, played by Owoh.

Complications arise when they discover that the family business is in dire financial straits — leading to absurd results as they try to save the company.

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Meanwhile, “Lionheart” marks the first Netflix original film from Nigeria.

This is also the directorial debut of the renowned actress.

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