Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi, is notably one of the promising leading ladies in Nollywood and has a best actress AMVCA award to show for it.
In a recent interview with The Guardian Life, Adesua shares what inspired her to start acting, and what makes her to keep going.for
Like many other successful women, she is driven by her desire to to fulfill destiny.
Read excerpts from her interview below:
On what inspired her to start acting
I started acting because I believe it’s what I’m supposed to do for the rest of my life – it’s a calling. The fear of not fulfilling my destiny scares me more than anything else, really. I believe that this is more than just a job; this is destiny, and I’m supposed to touch lives doing this. The fear that I might die without touching the lives I’m supposed to or effecting some kind of change is a huge thing for me. So, once I realized that this is what I’m supposed to do, and once I got the courage to do it, it was a great relief.
On where she sees Nigerian films in 10 to 15 years
I see Nigerian films growing around the world, to be even bigger than they are now. I see us having major collaborations with Hollywood, going beyond being just movies for Nigerians, and becoming movies that are universally watched and universally appreciated. I see Nigerian movies telling stories about our culture and opening the eyes of foreigners to the beauty of Nigeria. I see our films creating change that cuts across different nations, not just Nigeria itself. The moment that Nigerian movies starts to cut across.
Read Full Interview HERE
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