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Palava Goes on Prime!
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Get ready to go on a journey with the most chaotic family ever with Palava, on Prime Video. This Friday, 17th February, movie lovers will be able to stream Inkblot’s Palava on Prime Video.
Produced by Inkblot Productions in conjunction with FilmOne Entertainment, Palava is a family comedy film that saw a December theatrical release on the 9th of December 2022. The drama-comedy tells the story of a high-life musician, Osa Wonda, a renowned musical artiste with five daughters and massive love for women, whose life and family unluckily began to turn upside down when a scandal becomes revealed on the eve of his 60th birthday.
The film stars Richard Mofe-Damijo, Bisola Aiyeola, Iyabo Ojo, Mercy Aigbe, Beverly Naya, Beverly Osu, Neo Akpofure, Chinedu Ikedieze, Segun Arinze, Eniola Badmus.
Box Office Numbers
Being slated in the Detty December window and facing competition such as black panther 2, Avatar 2 and Battle on Buka Street – Palava witnessed a poor box office performance.
At the end of the film’s theatrical run, it had made just a little over ₦ 20 million.
Here’s a quick breakdown
Day 3 – N6.97 million
Day 7 – N11.31 million
Day 14 – ₦16.13million
Day 24 – ₦ 21.80million
Day 49 – ₦ 23.39million
Day 35 – ₦ 23.31million
In 2021, an output agreement was made between Prime Video and inkblot, making it such that Prime Video gets exclusive worldwide distribution rights for all of Inkblot’s theatrical slate, starting in 2022. Due to this deal, titles such as Palava get to debut on Prime Video faster than others.
Going by Palava’s weak box office performance, at N23.35m after 7 weeks on the big screens, do you think this film will draw in local and international audiences?
Will Palava finally be a hit on the streamer’s platform? Let us know.
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