Tinubu’s inauguration and Kannywood exclusion

May 9, 2023 Admin III 0

The attempt to exclude members of the giant entertainment industry in Northern Nigeria, Kannywood, from the President-elect Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu transition committee is unfortunate. The stakeholders and practitioners of the entertainment industry in the North expressed their dismay, and roundly criticised the selection which favours members of Nollywood against their northern members, especially the notable A-list celebrities of Kannywood Read More

It Is Bad To Dislike A Larned Person In Kannywood – Malam Zak

December 16, 2022 Admin III 0

Zubairu Abdurrahman Kassim, popularly known as Malam Zak, is a veteran scriptwriter and script supervisor that spent almost 20 decades in the Kannywood industry. In an exclusive interview with Ibrahim Hamisu in Kano, he disclosed many untold secrets about his life in the popular film industry. Could you introduce yourself to our well-meaning readers? Firstly, my name is Zubairu Abdurrahman Read More

I don’t have any mentor in Kannywood — Zulai Bebeji

December 2, 2022 Admin III 0

Hajiya Zulai Bebeji, a burgeoning Nollywood star, in this interview with IBRAHIM HAMISU, she talks about her background, lifestyle and achievements so far. Background I am Zulaihat Aliyu Abdullahi Bebeji and I am mostly known and called Hajiya Zulai Bebeji or Attajira. You have spent many years in the film industry now; what are your major achievements? Let me first Read More

Kannywood actress, Halima Atete weds in style [Pictures]

November 27, 2022 Admin III 0

Popular Kannywood actress, Halima Yusuf Atete, has tied the knot with her long-time lover, a businessman, Alhaji Muhammad Muhammad Kalla on Saturday. The 35-year-old star started the wedding ceremony in Kano state with a football match in honor of the thespian. She proceeded to Maiduguri, Borno state capital for the Margin day and Arabian night with her friends and colleagues. Read More

How film industry changed my life – Amina A. Shehu

November 4, 2022 Admin III 0

She is a new star in Kannywood; she has worked hard to achieve her goals in the industry within a very short time. 23-year-old Amina A. Shehu tells IBRAHIM HAMISU in this chit-chat that she was born in Zaria, Kaduna state, where she had her primary school education. According to her, upon the completion of her secondary school in Gusau, Read More

Why producers often assign motherly roles to me – Attajira

September 16, 2022 Admin III 0

Zulaihatu Abdullahi Aliyu Bebeji, alias Attajira, has featured in many Kannywood films always playing the role of a mother. She tells IBRAHIM HAMISU in this brief chat that she has already spent over 20 years in the industry. She also reveals her background, as well as her life struggles. Background I am Zulaihatu Abdullahi Aliyu Bebeji; I’m nicknamed Hajiya Zulai Read More

I didn’t join Kannywood, we founded it – Bala Anas Babinlata

July 29, 2022 Admin III 0

Novelist turned screenwriter/director Bala Anas Babinlata is one of the founders of Kannywood. He tells IBRAHI HAMISU that he was an actor before he finally switched to directing. What is your educational status? I was originally a secretary; I studied secretariat studies as a confidential secretary. I acquired my movie education through various training sessions, online schools and informal film Read More

I’m praying for my mother to return to my dad – Khadijatul Iman

May 13, 2022 Admin III 0

Khadijatul Iman, the eldest daughter to the famous Kannywood actor and actress, Sani Musa Danja and Mansura Isah, started acting at the age of eight months. She also tells ALIYU ASKIRA in this interview that when she turned eight she was already a mature actress. Background Recently, the couple separated and they are now living separately, Mansura Isah have since Read More

All I want is to settle down like my friends – Fati Yola

April 15, 2022 Admin III 0

Fati Muhammad Yola, is one of the successful actresses in Kannywood by all standards. Though she has been in acting for long, she has managed to stay out of trouble but some people still tag her as arrogant. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, the Adamawa state born actress speaks on her career and why she is still single among Read More

People don’t respect us, they think we’re cheap – Fati Isa Asirka

February 11, 2022 Admin III 0

Fati D. Isa Asirka, the Cameroonian-Nigerian, tells ALIYU ASKIRA in this chat that her entrance into Kannywood was like a miracle as she used to sell costumes and other software to Kannywood actors and actresses. She reveals that she never dreamt of being an actress until… Your journey into Kannywood One day, my friend who aws already engaged to appear Read More

Saint Obi, Iyabo Obasanjo: Where are they now?

January 28, 2022 Admin III 0

These people once thrilled Nigerians in their respective offices, but long after they left office and various vocations, not much has been heard about them again; ELEOJO IDACHABA writes. Saint Obi The history of the entertainment industry in Nigeria cannot be complete without Obinna Nwafor popularly known and addressed as Saint Obi, as he is one of the pioneer actors Read More

Why I’m scandal-free in Kannywood – Halima Atete

January 28, 2022 Admin III 0

Halima Atete joined Kannywood as an actress and producer about 10 years ago and was nominated by stakeholders in Hausa Film Industry in the North in collaboration with the Zamfara State Emirate Council as the Queen of Kannywood (Sarauniyan Kannywood). She tells ALIYU ASKIRA in this interview that she has nothing more left to prove in the industry after her Read More