Nollywood has ushered in a new era, with movies spreading awareness about mental health, while delivering the romance and lighthearted comedy that we all enjoy. At the forefront of this movement is the upcoming movie, I am Nazzy.
I am Nazzy is a film about life, dreams, and hope. Lady a fast rising music- artiste’s picture- perfect life suddenly goes haywire when she accidentally switches places with a doppelganger. All attempts to prove her identity are futile and she is subjected to a whole new life without the glitz and glamour. Will she lose herself or embark on a journey of self-discovery?
I am Nazzy is brought to you by Film City Studios and Blue Pictures Entertainment. It is the debut movie production for leading actress Chinonso Arubayi and directed by director extraordinaire Kayode Peters
The movie premiered at EbonyLife Cinemas with an elaborate red carpet event on Sunday 27th March 2022.
Gracing the beautifully decorated red carpet were actors, media personalities, and influencers such as Bolanle Ninalowo, Stan and Blessing Nze, Elozonam, Denrele Edun, Nons Miraj, Tomi Odunsi, Simi Drey, and more.
Speaking about the movie, Chinonso said “I am so grateful and can’t wait for everyone to see “I AM NAZZY , a movie with a message close to my heart, which is “be yourself, everyone else is taken.” It was awesome working with the Director Kayode Peters, the entire cast and crew. This moment will not be a reality without them.“
Kayode Peters also stated ‘’It’s been a pleasure working on this project with an amazing cast. Especially grateful this story is being told as it touches on so many important issues that everyday people go through that should be spoken about. I hope I AM NAZZY resonates with you and you are able to learn something from this film.’’
After the movie, attendees of the premiere had a lot of positive reviews to give. Needless to say, I am Nazzy is a must watch! This film stars – Chinonso Arubayi, Jidekene Achufusi, Jimmy Odukoya, Denrele Edun, IK Ogbonna, Ada Jesus, Jay Rammal and Chioma Nwosu.
I am Nazzy will officially be released in cinemas on Friday 1st of April, 2022.