Nollywood has experienced an overwhelming display of emerging fresh and talented actors/actresses over the years. As we all know Nigeria’s Nollywood has defied the odds to become one of the top film industry in Africa. Its booming success backed by creativity and diversity has also put Nollywood on the international platform and with this there is no doubt that the industry has motivated upcoming actors to make that step in exploring their passion. Currently, the new faces on the block are giving the well established actors a good run in the industry. Here is a list of some of the new faces who are rising in pursuit of perfecting their art.
1. Bolanle Ninalowo
Since his remarkable performance in the movie ‘Picture Perfect’, Bolanle has become a house hold name in Nollywood. His pro acting skills have seen him create major waves in the industry. Popularly known as Nino it goes without saying with his amazing talent his good looks has also acted as a charm making him a favorite among the ladies. Worth noting is that before becoming an actor Nino had a career in banking as he was an accountant at a firm in Chicago. His journey in the industry begun in 2010 but due to unavoidable challenges he took a break but later returned in 2014 with a bang. Currently, Nino has starred in movies such as Black Men Rock, The Patient, Tiwa’s Baggage, Dagger among others.
2. Bisola Aiyeola
Bisola Aiyeola is definitely multi-talented. Not only is she an actress but she is also a singer and a comedian. Her star started shinning bright right after the Big Brother Naija See Gobbe in 2017 where she became the first runner up. Her tenure in the house saw her exhibit potential in different roles and this in turn has contributed to her current success. As an upcoming actress besides featuring in some series and movies Bisola also featured in the famous movie ‘Picture Perfect’ where she amazingly executed the role of the character Ovy. Bisola continues to shine in her acting skills and we can expect nothing but the best in her upcoming projects.
3. Adunni Ade
Famously known for her feature in America’s Top Model , Adunni is an upcoming actress and an established model in Nigeria. She was born in New York to a Nigerian Father and an American mother. Her journey in Nigeria’s film industry begun in 2013 and she has featured in well known movies such as 2nd Honeymoon, For the Wrong Reasons, So in Love, What’s Within among others. Adunni is also popularly known for her amazing standout acts in the series Some of The Caliphate. Her star is shinning brighter than ever as she further pursues to excel in the film industry.
Charles put up an outstanding performance in the famous ‘Ojukokoro’ and this was definitely the breakout role for him. His talent as an actor was also well depicted in the web series ‘Lagos Big Boys’ where he was the only bright light. Charles journey in the film industry has just begun and we can expect more amazing performances from him. His definitely a star to watch out for and currently he stars in Mildred Okwo’s TV Series ‘Bankers NGR’.