Tuesday, October 19

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“I Almost Gave up on Acting But Look at Me Now”- Omoni Oboli
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“I Almost Gave up on Acting But Look at Me Now”- Omoni Oboli

For Award-winning Nollywood Actress, Director and Producer, life hasn’t been a bed of roses as she almost packed her bags when she returned to Nollywood years ago. The actress who decided to take a break from acting in 1996 to complete her studies and to give birth to three boys returned to Nollywood in 2009 only to see there was practically no place for her in the industry. The delectable actress had to show doggedness and resilience in a bid to show the industry that quitting is not on the menu for her ‘’ I did Figurine and Anchor Baby shortly after I came back, the two movies made weighty impacts in the then returning cinema culture’’ Omoni recounts. Despite the fact that she was making a re-entry into the industry, she turned down scripts that didn’t align with her ideals ‘’I ...
I Can Never Pose Naked Again – Actress Kisa Gbekle
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I Can Never Pose Naked Again – Actress Kisa Gbekle

In an exclusive chat with mycelebrityandi.com, Ghanaian actress, Kisa Gbekle opened up on how she dropped out of school and her journey so far. Tell us about yourself and where you're from? My name is Kisa Gbekle, I'm from Volta Region, Aflao to be precise. When and how do you come about acting? When I was a kid, people used to tell me I look like the late Suzzy Williams. Then I had dropped out from school. So they were like if am able to finish school successfully, I could get to play Suzzy's twin sis in a movie. Are you working on any project at the moment? Yes. I'm working on Uche Mbunabo's project. It's a short movie titled 'My brothers love'. Aside acting, what else do you do? Im into buying and selling. A lot of entertainers are posing nude lately, Can you pose...
I Want to Entertain And Effect Change Through my Work – Actress Diana Yekinni
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I Want to Entertain And Effect Change Through my Work – Actress Diana Yekinni

Nollywood actress, Diana Yekini is a dark beauty and a goal setter. She was born and raised in Britain with a foreign accent that makes her stands out. She might not be among the top actresses that grace our screen frequently, but she is also not a push aside as she has been able to stamp her feet in the industry. Diana is an exceptional actress with a good communication skill as well as a very good role interpretation skill. Before relocating to Nigeria, the actress studied Theater and Dance at the Brit School of Performing Arts, London and took an Intensive Theater Course at the American Adding more feathers to her cap, she also went to Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York and obtained a BA in Theater from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Los Angeles. Mostly mistak...
Actress Mercy Aigbe-Gentry Opens up on Her Style, Breaking Into Nollywood & More
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Actress Mercy Aigbe-Gentry Opens up on Her Style, Breaking Into Nollywood & More

Movie star Mercy Aigbe-Gentry was on the cover of the latest issue of Guardian Life magazine which was released over the weekend. In the magazine she talks about how life has been for her under the stereotype of being a Yoruba actress, her attempts to break into the English side of Nollywood and more. See excerpts below. On what inspired her to be an actress: I’ve always wanted to act, right from when I was in primary school. I joined the drama group in school, knowing that I have the talent and passion for it. However, I didn’t know I was going to do it professionally. I just felt it was more like a hobby. Growing up, I saw the likes of Taiwo Ajayi-Lycett and I loved her. She was one of the people who also inspired me to act. When I got into the polytechnic where I was studying finan...
I Admire Those Who Are Confident Enough to Pose Nude – Actress Pam Sahanga
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I Admire Those Who Are Confident Enough to Pose Nude – Actress Pam Sahanga

Nollywood UK is not mainly for Nigerian actors, it comprises of many talented nationals. Mycelebrityandi.com had a one on one chat with the talented Zimbabwean actress and host, Pam Sahanga aka Pam Pam, where she opened up on her career as an actress, movie production and being a professional nurse. Tell us about yourself and where you're from? My name is Pam Sahanga and I am an actress. I am Zimbabwean. I spent my formative years in Harare, Zimbabwe and I grew up in England. When and how do you come about acting? I was approached by movie director Yinka Idowu at a movie premier in London. He asked me if I was an actress and as a joke my response was "Yes, I can be." We became good friends and he pointed me in the right direction for auditions and film roles. The rest sort of just ...
Angela Okorie Speaks on Acting, Theft Scandal & Marriage
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Angela Okorie Speaks on Acting, Theft Scandal & Marriage

Ever since she got her break in Ifeanyi Ogbonna’s film, Sin­cerity, acting alongside top guns like Oge Okoye, Yemi Black and Nonso Diobi, Angela Okorie has continued to grow from strength to strength. Born and raised in Cotonou, Republic of Benin, the Ishiago, Ebonyi State indigene recalls how her act­ing career began and talks about her marriage and new projects in this chat with Anibeze Sylvester sand Chioma Okoli. Excerpts: What is new about Angela Okorie? We are still doing what we know how to do best. Presently, I am filming on the Island (Lagos Island), and it’s all about violence against women, and also women that are not happy in their marriages. We are talking about domestic violence. At what point did you discover your talent for acting? I have been in the game for five ...
Ufuoma McDermott Speaks on How She Balances Acting & Motherhood
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Ufuoma McDermott Speaks on How She Balances Acting & Motherhood

Nollywood actress and mum of two, Ufuoma McDermott visited the Pulseng studios recently and while there she was asked how she combines her acting career with motherhood. She says she has a supportive home front which makes it a lot easy for her to be able to manage both at the same time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-fFjWCGaP8

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