Let it be understood that popularity doesn’t come on a platter of gold. It’s actually a persistence that pays off. Some of these favorites have spent years in industry before God eventually answered their prayers. Meanwhile, gaining popularity coincidentally the year one steps into the industry seems to be uncommon. So listed below are the projects (movie) that gained some of your favorite Nollywood Actors and Actresses popularity.
1. Juliana Olayode
The movie that blows her was “Jenifa’s Diary”
If she came out to denied this her big time achievement in an interview or anywhere, my friend, believe not. ‘Toyo baby’ a pet name she got for starring as Toyosi gathered her momentum during its time and gained her a popularity beyond her expectation. Basically, she was enjoying the attribute til now.
The movie that blows him was “Flower Girl”
He became a household name following his role in Flower girl as Tunde Kulani which was palatable in accenting. I guess his stardom wasn’t enough then till when he played a leading role actor in “Knocking on heaven door” along with Newly wedded wife of Banky W, Adesua Etomi.
3. Adesua Etomi
The movie that blows her was “Knocking on heaven door”
You would be surprised to see her on the list again. Actually, she gained popularity through this award-winning movie,” Knocking on heaven door”. Basically, God had a plan for her because her popularity enjoyed a widespread internationally in 2016 through a leading actress role she played on blockbuster film of 2016 – The wedding party. Besides, giving a nuptial walk with musician Banky W crowned her stardom’s terrain.
The movie that blows him was “Surulere”
Before the landmark” Surulere” literally made in 2017, Seun Ajayi had been starring at numerous movies while remaining as a half-known actor. But he gained popularity through The Audrey Silva Company’ sophomore movie, “Surulere” which is also among 2017 blockbuster movies.
The movie that blows him was “Mr and Mrs”
Joseph Benjamin on his side gained recognition through his major role as Ken Abah in 2012 blockbuster film “Mr & Mrs”. Besides, It such a splendid performance in Nollywood industry.
The movie that blows him was “Two Brides and a Baby”
OC Ukeje had opened a series of popularity’s opportunity from way back. Basically, it seems to find a way to stardom in any movies he starred but not yet any movies that gained him a remarkable popularity like The Amstel Malta Box Office, “Two Brides and a Baby” did.
The movie that blows her was “The Meeting”
As she might have been starring on different series on Popular Africa Magic’s Television, yet her popularity still as little as it met on her role as Ejura in “The Meeting” basically, it propelled her to an unexpected stardom.
The movie that blows her was “Gidi Up”
2013 was her remarkable year in her career, there was no way she was going to deny that. Because I personally never heard of her name until her appearance on the web series “Gidi Up”
The movie that blows him was “Gidi Up”
It funny because it was coincidentally happened to be that the same web series that blow Somkele but it was in the second season. Besides, since then, he had become a notable household name in the Industry as any of her appearance in movies never disappoint.
10. Omoni Oboli
The movie that gained her popularity was “Anchor Baby”
Omoni Oboli had become a household name since 2010 she starred on “Anchor baby” that made her first Nigerian actress to win the best actress award internationally. Besides, her prowess was cemented to hearts as she relentlessly starred in movies last year – 2017.