2013 Nigerian action-drama film- A Mile From Home emerged as the best Nollywood movie of the year at the just concluded Nollywood Movie Awards. The movie which was written, produced and directed by Eric Aghimien; boasts of an incredibly talented cast starring Tope Tedela, Chiedozie Sambasa Nzeribe, Alex Ayalogu, Eric Nwanso and Tolu Akinbileje.
Tedela plays Lala, a university student with an identity crisis who joins a notorious gang to get revenge. The film was nominated in two categories at the 2nd Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards and won best actor in a drama for Tedela. The movie also won the 2014 Africa Movie Academy Award for Achievement in Visual Effect;and now, it has emerged the “2014 Nollywood Movies Awards (NMA)” “Best Movie” and “Best Male Rising Star”.
Eric Aghimien and Tope Tedela are one of those to watch out for in 2015.