The Bling Lagosians

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The Bling Lagosians is a 2019 Nigerian drama film, written by Anthony Kehinde Joseph and directed and co-produced by Bolanle Austen-Peters.[3] It premiered on June 16, 2019 in Lagos.[4][5] It stars Bunmi Aboderin, Toyin Abraham, Tana Adelana, Osas Ighodaro, Alexx Ekubo, Ayoola Ayolola, and Jide Kosoko.

The Bling Lagosians
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Directed byBolanle Austen-Peters
Written byAnthony Kehinde Joseph
Screenplay byAnthony Kehinde Joseph
Produced byBolanle Austen-Peters
StarringBunmi Aboderin
Toyin Abraham
Tana Adelana
Osas Ighodaro
Alexx Ekubo
Ayoola Ayolola
Jide Kosoko
Distributed byFilmOne Distributions
Release date
  • 28 June 2019 (2019-June-28)
Running time
97 minutes
Box office₦ 120 million[1][2]


The Bling Lagosians centers around the Holloways, a wealthy Lagos family and their mother Mopelola, who is about to celebrate her 51st birthday party.[6][7] There are individual feuds and fights between family members. Their father Akin takes steps to prevent the foreclosure of the family's business by the Asset Management Corporation.[8]


Awards and NominationsEdit

Year Award Category Result Ref
2020 Best of Nollywood Awards Movie with the Best Cinematography Won [9]


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  3. ^ "'The Bling Lagosians' is a much better film than you think it is". June 18, 2019.
  4. ^ Ade-Unuigbe, Adesola (June 18, 2019). "BN Red Carpet Fab: "The Bling Lagosians" Movie Premiere".
  5. ^ "'The Bling Lagosians' is now streaming on Netflix — here are 5 other Nigerian movies coming next week - Pulse Nigeria". Retrieved 2019-10-29.
  6. ^ "The Bling Lagosians". October 14, 2019.
  7. ^ Adebumiti, Adelowo (2019-06-22). "Finally, The Bling Lagosians hits big screen | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World NewsSaturday Magazine — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News". Retrieved 2019-10-29.
  8. ^ ""The Bling Lagosians" depicts Lagos' High Society but it's not blinging >". June 27, 2019.
  9. ^ Augoye, Jayne (2020-12-07). "BON Awards: Laura Fidel, Kunle Remi win Best Kiss (Full List of Winners)". Retrieved 2021-06-13.