Nollywood romantic comedy "Hire a Man" grossed 8 million naira in its opening weekend.
Directed by Desmond Elliot and produced by Chineyelove Eze, the movie made its debut in cinemas nationwide on February 10, 2017.
"Hire a Man" stars Zynnell Zuh as Tishe Lawson, Enyinna Nwigwe as Jeff, IK Ogbonna, Nancy Isime, Bayray Mc Nwizu as Sonnia and Daniel Lloyd.
Speaking about the success of the movie, the producer Chinneylove Eze says, “Hire a Man" was inspired by the pressure that single, successful women face to get married in our immediate society."
" It brings a sense of reality that is rarely explored in Nollywood cinemas. I am really elated about the success of the movie. To my entire colleagues and media platform that has supported me."
"I really appreciate. Hire A Man is one of the most trending films at the moment, it recorded sold out tickets in majority of the cinemas it showed. I give God the glory.”
The romantic comedy also features veteran Keppy Ekpeyong Bassey and Shaffy Bello as a couple. The duo featured as a couple in the hit 2014 movie "When Love Happens."
Directed by Desmond Elliot, the movie tells the story of a young lady who hires a man to pose as her fiancé at a family event, after her younger sister's engagement.