Leisure of Sunday, 24 January 2021
Source: e.Tv set Ghana
Kumawood actor cum musician, Frank Osei, commonly acknowledged as Frank Naro, has lamented how dumsor collapsed the motion picture market.
According to him, the persistent, irregular and unpredictable electric power outage all through the time when creation of Ghanaian motion pictures was considerable afflicted the demand for Ghanaian movies.
Speaking in an interview on Satisfied FM’s Showbiz Xtra clearly show, he stated: “The collapse of the film business started off with dumsor. Generally, on Mondays, at the very least 10 videos ended up launched for the industry. But men and women stopped patronizing the CDs for concern that there will be electricity outages which won’t allow them to look at these motion pictures at residence. When dumsor was minimal people began to fail to remember about CDs. The electronic had taken more than. All the DVDs were a matter of the previous.
Frank furthered that even though, dumsor experienced wrecked a great deal, the leaders of the motion picture industry did not do sufficient to elevate the movie sector. “But some of our leaders were being not intelligent more than enough. Look at the music sector. At 1st, the concentration was on albums but now persons launch singles and concentrate on on line streaming”, he extra.
The sentiments by Frank Naro on the failings of the Ghanaian movie market was also expressed by comic actor, Akrobeto, late last calendar year.
In accordance to him, the repeated blackouts drastically impacted the get the job done of the movie business gamers.
Ghanaians expert an irregular supply of energy among 2013 and 2016, locally referred to as ‘dumsor’.
The persistent power outages annoyed numerous men and women and also led to the collapse of some organizations in the place.