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Nollywood 5 romantic films you need to watch

Love stories tend to make the best narratives especially in film. Here's a list of films made by Nigerians for you to check out.

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There’s absolutely nothing as interesting as watching boy meet girl and seeing boy and girl fall in love.

Pulse Nigeria presents a list of 5 romantic Nollywood films you need to watch.

The Meeting


If you haven’t seen this film yet, we strongly recommend you do. In the film by The Audrey Silva Company, Makinde Esho (played by Femi Jacobs) visits Abuja to secure a contract for his the communications network he works for. Esho ends up not only getting the deal but also the heart of a corp member Ejura (played by Linda Ejiofor).

Flower Girl

Michelle Bello directed this romantic comedy. play

Michelle Bello directed this romantic comedy.


Damilola Adegbite plays Kemi, the leading lady in “Flower Girl”. Kemi’s relationship with her long-time boyfriend Umar (played by Chris Attoh), hits a rock, as she grows impatient waiting for him to propose. She then enlists the help of an A-list actor to help her get her man’s attention.

Phone Swap


Two people from two different worlds accidentally switch phones when they bump into each other at the airport. This swap sees Mary, a fashion designer and Akin, a selfish business executive end up in the wrong destinations. Feelings start to develop as they try to help each other out with their tasks.

It features Wale Ojo and Nse Ikpe Etim playing lead roles.

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Tango With Me


Sometimes the story starts with a happy beginning, then something awful happens and then the couple work to find love again.  Joseph Benjamin and Genevieve Nnaji play the lead roles in "Tango With Me".

Mr. & Mrs.


Kenneth is the son of Senator who is concerned with how he and his family are perceived by society. Susan is his wife and the daughter of a drycleaner. Kenneth gets annoyed by his wife complaining about how he treats her so he decides to divorce her.

Keeping Faith


There’s no way you can talk about Nollywood’s romantic films without mentioning "Keeping Faith".  A heartbroken lover decides to tie her new love interest down with charms.

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