By McLloyd Kudzingo
Nigerian movie star Mike Ezuruonye is in the country to premier his new movie “Divorce Not Allowed” at Capital Hotel New Marquee in Lilongwe on Friday 03 August, 2018.
According to Ezuruonye, ‘Divorce Not Allowed’ is “a comedy that explores issues faced by young couples in marriages and how their resolutions sometimes threaten to shake the foundation of their love.”
Directed by Ezuruonye himself, the movie stars renowned Nollywood actors like Bolanle Ninalowo, Iyabo Ojo, Angela Okorie, Eniola Badmus, Salami Rotimi and Ezuruonye.
Speaking in an interview on Thursday, one of the organizers of the event Sean Kamphulusa said the multi award winning actor has decided to premier the movie in Malawi as one away of appreciating the country’s love of Nigerian films.
He said, ” The movie was initially release in Nigeria on April 13 and he is now on a tour to premier it in some other African countries including Malawi.
Mike realised that many people in Malawi love Nigerian movies and he is very excited to premier his film here.” said Kamphulusa.
Kamphulusa further revealed that they are planning on engaging the actor to appear in a local made movie which he says will help to boost the film industry in Malawi.
Friday’s event will be hosted by Tannah and start at seven in the evening to midnight.
“Right now, I can confidently confirm that all is set and the event will start at seven to somewhere around midnight.
It is going to be a red carpet event with those having VIP tickets having a chance to take photos and interact with Mike,” he said.
Apart from the movie premier, people will also be treated to live music performances from the country’s top musicians Lulu, Edgar ndi Davis, Great Angels Choir.
Mike Ezuruonye who made his acting debut some 15 years ago, is one of the best actors in Africa and has starred in popular films like “Excess Luggage,” “Broken Marriage,” “Critical Decision,” “Native Son,” “Unforgivable” among others.