Kannywood Actress, Hadiza Gabon, Makes Nollywood Debut

Kannywood Actress, Hadiza Gabon, Makes Nollywood Debut

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– Features in new movie by Mike Ezuruonye

 

Hadiza Gabon Makes Nollywood Debut in Yet-To-Be-Released Movie

Hadiza Gabon is latest of Kannywood actors to make a crossover from Hausa movies to the mainstream Nollywood acting. She recently featured in her first Nollywood movie and she made this known by sharing a repost of some on-set shots on her Instagram page.

#Repost @realmercyaigbe (@get_repost) ・・・ Met this gorgeous Kanywood actress @adizatou on the set of Lagos Fake Life……fun working with you sis 😘 @realmercyaigbe ❤️💋Thank you sis Your name truly defines you. Working with you was a delight😍

A post shared by Hadiza Aliyu Gabon (@adizatou) on

Speaking on her foray into Nollywood, the actress told Nasidi Adamu of the BBC Hausa, “It was Nollywood veteran actor who invited me to feature in his new film. Even though I also told him that I will only act in scenes that does not contradict my religious teachings and tradition, he was cool with that,”

The veteran whom she was talking about is Mike Ezuruonye; he offered an invitation to the actress to feature in his new film, “Lagos Real Fake Life”. Although Gabon has featured in an English speaking film before, this is her first Nollywood movie.

On her Nollywood debut, Hadiza Gabon also told the BBC that shooting was comfortable and she was happy to take part in the project. She said, “I love everything and I hope to continue acting in Nollywood,”

Other Nollywood actors who have featured in Nollywood movies include Sani Danja, Ali Nuhu, Maryam Booth and Rahama Sadau.