After months of working on the project, Nollywood producer, Chioma Okoye, is set for the premiere of her latest drama series, Anyanwu Ututu. Produced under Purple Ribbon entertainment, the film, which aims at promoting the culture and tradition of Ndi Igbo, is centred on the lifestyle of people living along the riverine areas of Anambra, otherwise known as Omambala.
Billed for Friday, November 3 at Stanel World Event Centre, Awka, Anambra State, the premiere starts with a red carpet by 5pm. It will play host to the five state governors of the South East and also create a platform for robust discussion on how to advance filmmaking in the region.
With veteran actor Chief Pete Edochie as lead character, Anyanwu Ututu tells the story of Nwugo and Ikedinobi, who are in love, not knowing of the enmity that had existed between both families for decades. Meanwhile, Ikedinobi, the only son of Nwafor, has been forced into marrying Ugoye, whom he has no love for, thought his parents believe the love will grow with time. Read more