The DVD with the titled Simi sold over 20, 000 copies in less than seven weeks of release, a feat that has earned the producer, Genesis Studios commendation.
Simiis one out of many moving stories of Tales of Eve which ran for 13 weeks on several TV stations. The TV series is produced by the energetic and industrious producer, Olatunbosun Olaegbe the brain behind the popular TV series, So Wrong, So Wright and Street Chart. Simi is directed by Adeoye Bakare and has been in the market since first week in January.
Tales of Eve is a collection of moving stories which portrayed the life and experiences of African women as they live through the trials and triumphs of womanhood obtainable in Africa environment.
Simiboasts of a very impressive and exhilarating cast of seasoned actors and actresses the likes of Tina Mba, Kayode Odumosu, Kate Adepegba and Ireti Osayemi, new comers such as Belinda Effah and Frankincense Eche-Ben.
The impressive storyline tells the story of a young girl, Simi (Belinda Effah) who experiences the horrors and repercussion of rape in rural Nigeria. Born to a village teacher and a seamstress, Simi dreams of a better life outside of Agbome. Those dreams are however shattered when Simi is raped by the returnee son of the village doctor. Rejected by the ones she loved; betrayed by those closest to her; hers is a heart-wrenching tale of dreams broken and hopes dashed, and of the emergence of a fighter from the ashes of defeat.
Speaking on the success, the industrious producer, Olatunbosun Olaegbe said “To say that we are excited about this huge sold out will be an understatement. Within a short period of time of release, we have sold over 20 000 copies. This is a feat that excites us and we cannot appreciate all our fans enough. Thank you for encouraging us and most importantly, thank you for buying the DVD, expect more of the best from Genesis Studios.”
The DVD copies which are sold at an affordable price are available in stores and film houses nationwide.
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