The celebrations seem endless for the cast of The Royal Hibiscus Hotel family as the movie’s executive producer added another feather to her hat on the 11th of September. Mo Abudu, the TV aficionado turned a year older only two days after The Royal Hibiscus Hotel received rave reviews from some of the world’s top actors, directors and producers.
Zainab Balogun and Kenneth Okolie amongst other members of cast and crew delivered heartfelt eulogies of Mo Abudu at the Toca Restaurant in Toronto’s Ritz Carlton. The birthday girl was in high spirits and with good reason too. International entertainment magazine, Variety, dished out a glowing review of The Royal Hibiscus Hotel on its website.
Read the Variety Magazine article here.
With the successful screening of her second movie at the Toronto International Film Festival in as many years, you can only imagine what other feathers she would have added to her cap by this time next year.
The Royal Hibiscus Hotel is a romantic comedy set in Lagos and London about Ope, a young chef working a dead-end job. She returns to Nigeria and is soon entangled with the devilishly handsome business mogul with a secret plan that could alter Ope’s life for good.