Mercy Johnson, who stars in the upcoming film Battle on Buka Street, has revealed some interesting facts about her experience working with Funke Akindele.
Kemi FIlani previously reported that Funke Akindele’s Battle on Buka Street is a story about two women who found themselves at odds when they set up a food business on the same street, causing commotion and rivalry between their families.
Speaking about the movie in a recent video on Instagram, Mercy Johnson who played Awele described her character as a grumpy person who complains about everything around her.”
Speaking about her character in the film, she said: “My character is a very grumpy character, she is a very upset woman who is unhappy with where she is in life and complains about virtually everything around her. I like the fact that Awele lives her truth and says her truth.”
Mercy Johnson went on to described Funke Akindele thus:
“Funke Akindele Bello was an actor now also directing her project and other projects. I always say when an actor becomes a director is a plus for any actor she is directing because, for somebody like her who is top-notch when it comes to acting when she gives her creativity as a director and prowess as an actor it sums up those things and imbibes it into you as an actor in her film you can imagine what you come out with, you come out with exploits so it’s always a plus working with people like her directing me.”
Battle on Buka Street also stars Funke Akindele, Sola Sobowale, Nkem Owoh, Tina Mba, Bimbo Ademoye and Femi Jacobs.
The movie will be released in the cinema on December 16.