The video of a Ghanaian lady expressing frustration about being the sole person who paid to watch Toyin Abraham’s new movie “Malaika” at a cinema in Ghana sheds light on the challenges and concerns surrounding movie piracy.
It sparks discussions about the impact of piracy on the entertainment industry and the need for measures to protect the rights of filmmakers.
The lady shared that she came to the cinema with some of her friends, but they all chose to watch Funke Akindele’s “A Tribe of Judah” over Malaika
Social media has been whitewashed over the last few weeks with reviews about Funke Akindele’s A Tribe Called Judah and Toyin Abraham’s Malaika.
A video making the rounds online posted by a Ghanaian lady gives a grim review of how well one of the movies has been performing against the other.
The lady revealed that she went to the cinema with friends but elected to watch Malaika because she had already seen Funke Akindele’s new movie.
However, the Ghanaian lady was left stunned by what she found out after she entered the movie theatre
Ghanaian lady laments as she watches Toyin Abraham’s Malaika alone
In a clip, the lady shared images of her being the only one in the theatre who paid to watch Malaika.
She noted that everyone at the cinemas with her had chosen to watch A Tribe Called Judah.
After showing images of the empty seats in the hall, she also gave her thoughts about the movie while begging Ghanaians to watch Toyin Abraham’s new film
Watch the lady’s video below:
See how netizens reacted to the clip
Here are some of the reactions that trailed the viral clip:
@hennie_t: “Last year I was hyping Ijakumo here & there … Went to see the movie regardless of how expensive it was, cos it was toyin abraham This year i go watch A Tribe Called Judah jeje, she don kuku tell us say people whey dey watch her movie na grassroot people… Why i go waste my hard earned money to go watch her movie when grass root people mount.”
@mrs_mahia: “Atleast she fit don get her money back d movie sell reach 104m.. make she hold body.. Even if it enters Netflix I stil won’t watch.. ijakumo gan I no fit try am.”
@abieslove: “I think the timing of these their release is a problem…Why release your movie all at the same time? Sometimes it’s good to be strategic.”
@damilolaaaaaaaaa: “Dem go join u before d movie finish, thanks for supporting Asiwaju baby Na we nigerians no wetin we dey go tru hia.”