Lotanna (meaning “remember your father”) has been the gossip of movie lovers. The wait is over as the grand premiere took place on the 8th of April and will hit cinemas nationwide on the 14th of April. The film was produced by Ifan Ifeanyi Michael and written by Godson Ukaogbu.
According to Godson, “Lotanna was my classmate in secondary school. When the time came to write my first feature length movie, I turned to this name and story.
The blockbuster was directed by Toka Mcbaror and has been described as one of the most anticipated films this year. The theme song was performed by Naeto C and Praiz. It’s titled ‘Remember‘and was produced by TY Mix. The movie featured stars like Ireti Doyle, Chris Attoh, Jide Kosoko, Chris Okagbue, Joseph Benjamin, Kaptain Tony Akpon, Kemi Lala-Akindoju, Ifan Ifeanyi Michael, Seun Kentebe, and Adaeze Ocean Agbasi. See trailer below
“Lotanna” is a story that revolves around a young boy who discovers at an early age that he has to pay a debt owed by his late father.
The young character goes through a spiral of troubles and stumbling blocks that stand to break him or make him; aided by an unbreakable resolve to succeed, a sonorous voice, friends, enemies and mysterious people he meets along the way.
The event which held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos, was attended by Adesua Etomi, Somkele Idhalama, Osas Ighodaro, Kiki Omeili, Michelle Dede, Linda Ejiofor, Kelechi Amadi Obi, Eku Edewor, DJ Spinall, Ini Dima Okojie , Funke Akindele among others.
Chigul on stage
Chigul Omeruah (Remember Me) and Illrymz were the hosts for the event and the dress-code was old school styles from the 70’s. Attendees won outfits from the legendary designers Mai Atafo and Lanre Da Silva Ajayi. There was music performances by Ric Hasanni, Timi Dakolo, Seyi Shay, DJ Spinall, Godwin Strings, and the SOP Family.
Chris Okagbue on the red carpet
Ifan and Kemi Adesoye
From the left, Idia Aisien, Illrymyz, Chigul, Ifan, Erica Nlewedim
Ifan on stage
IFAN, funke akindele and the SOP family
Kelechi Amadi and Taiwo Ajayi
Comedians Bovi and Yaw