Nigeria film industry Nollywood to collaborate with Bollywood on ‘Namaste Wahala’ to Premiere on Netflix

The Nollywood-Bollywood collaboration, ‘Namaste Wahala’, will premiere on Netflix as an original.

According to filmmaker Hamisha Ahuja, the anticipated film which has been acquired by Netflix as an original, will premiere on the streaming platform on Valentines’ Day.

“I am very excited about my movie Namaste Wahala going to the whole world through Netflix,” Ahuja said.

“The movie showcases the beauty of Nigeria and the wealth of talent in Nollywood. It was amazing to see how beautifully two cultures which I hold very close to my heart came together in this fusion movie. I can’t wait for all of you to watch it”.

The film was originally set to premiere in cinemas on April 24, 2020, but got postponed to October due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Shot in Lagos, Nigeria, ‘Namaste Wahala’ follows a Nigerian and Indian couple who fall in love despite their cultural differences.

Its diverse cast includes Richard Mofe Damijo, Ajoke Silva, Inidima Okojie, Osas Ighodaro, Ruslaan Mumtaz, Segal Sujata, Adaora Lumina, Ibrahim Suleiman and Big Brother Naija’s Frodd.