Samuel Abulude and Patience Ivie Ihejirika have put together a list of young women in Nollywood that we should watch out for in 2015 for Leadership Newspaper. Do you agree?
With her movie, Make A Movie nominated for more than two awards at the AMVCA 2015 and other works she featured in, Ivie Okujaiye is one of the shining lights of Nollywood. The AMBO star won herself the Best Of Nollywood BON 2014 award for the Best Actress in a leading role (English) for her role in the movie, Black Silhouette.
The University of Abuja graduate is hardworking and allows her works to make the noise.
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The actress has featured in TV soaps like David’s Fall, Catwalk and About to Wed. She was nominated in the Best Rising Star Category at the Nollywood Movies Award 2013.
Bellinda Effah is a star in the making. The actress who has been nominated for several awards for her role interpretation skills in various movies like Kokoma, She was part of the success story of the award winning movie, Apaye. Also, her imprint in other good movies bear her talent and diligence in doing more works that will finally earn her the credit she yearned for. Belinda has registered her skills in the movies Kokoma, Apaye, Mrs Somebody, Alanpoza, Esquire and ongoing TV series, Tales of Eve and The Room.
Belinda Effah made her first television debut in the 2005 TV series Shallow Waters. Afterwards, she took a break from the series to feature in the reality show Next Movie Star and the gorgeous actress finished fifth. Watch out for Belinda.
Seyi Ashekun arguably can be said to be the shining light of Yoruba movie industry. With the industry contributing many new faces, her role in Fifehanmi earned her the award of BON 2014 Award for Best actress in a leading role (Yoruba). Seyi Ashekun of the Bayo Tijani caucus has paid her dues having been in the industry since 2011.