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Tana Adelana, Layi Wasabi, Ejiro Onojaife.. These Are The First-Time AMVCA Nominees | #AMVCA10

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On March 24, Multichoice Nigeria and Africa Magic introduced the nominees of the tenth version of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Alternative Awards. This prestigious annual award celebrates excellent achievements throughout tv, movie, leisure and now in digital content material creation all through Nollywood and the broader African content material panorama. Films like “Over The Bridge,” “Mami Wata” and “Breath Of Life” emerged as frontrunners among the many nominated films.

The AMVCAs is among the greatest awards occasions on the continent. This 12 months, similar to the years earlier than, amidst gifted nominees, a number of people are experiencing the joys of their very first AMVCA nomination.

See the AMVCA first-time nominees who’re making their mark of their respective fields beneath:

Itele D Icon

Actor, producer and director Ibrahim Yekini, generally known as Itele D Icon, started performing in 2000. He has featured in lots of films, together with the notable “Omo Ghetto: The Saga” and “Jagun Jagun (The Warrior),” the place he performed the function of the warrior Gbogunmi, which earned him his first AMVCA nomination within the Greatest Supporting Actor class. In 2019, he received one of the best actor within the Better of Nollywood Awards for his function in “Return of Kesari,” a movie he additionally produced.

Tana Adelana

The primary Nigerian on the music channel, Channel O, Tana Adelana made her performing debut within the TV collection, “Disclosure,” and from there has acted in lots of different films. In 2011, she received the On-Air Character of the 12 months (TV) on the Future Awards Africa, a Metropolis Folks Film Award for Greatest Supporting Actress in 2017 and a Greatest Actress in a Lead Position (English) win on the Better of Nollywood Awards in 2018. In 2019, she was nominated for Greatest Supporting Actress (English) on the Better of Nollywood Award.

Most just lately, her function because the mom of Oby in Kunle Afolayan’s “Ijogbon (The Chaos)” earned her her first AMVCA nomination.

Demola Adedoyin

Having performed lead roles in standard films like “October 1” “The Bridge,” and “King of Boys,” Demola Adedoyin isn’t any stranger to the performing scene, and his versatility as an actor is undisputed. In “Breath of Life,” produced by Eku Edewor, he performed the character of younger Timi, a gifted and completed younger man who relocates to Nigeria within the Sixties together with his spouse and daughter, however their lives are tragically upended. This compelling efficiency earned him his first AMVCA nomination for Greatest Assist Supporting Actor.

A singer and a gifted actor, Levi Chikere has been nominated for Greatest Supporting Actor for his function as Legbe in “Blood Vessels.” Within the film, he’s one among six younger folks fleeing a city devastated by oil air pollution and political unrest. They stow away on a ship laden with stolen crude oil, embarking on a dangerous journey throughout the Atlantic Ocean, unaware of the hazards that await.

Layi Wasabi

In a class added in 2021 to highlight the skills of creators charming audiences by entertaining, thrilling, and inventive content material, Layi Wasabi’s skits “Medical Negligence” and “Copyright Infringement” have earned him not only one, however two AMVCA nominations within the Greatest Digital Content material class. “Medical Negligence” depicts a girl in search of authorized recourse for medical negligence, with Lawyer Layi navigating the complexities of justice. Copyright Infringement” delves right into a rapper’s world of mental property rights, Layi Wasabi tackles the problem of copyright infringement.

Layi additionally made his performing debut within the collection, “Anikulapo: The Rise of the Spectre.”

Ropo Ewenla

A broadcaster, tradition guide and producer, Ropo Ewenla has performed varied characters in movies akin to Dr. Grillo in “Quotation,” Officer in “Cordelia,” Asohun Oba (the voice of the King) in “Anikulapo” and “Anikulapo: The Rise of the Spectre.” His portrayal of  Ayorode in “Over The Bridge” earned him his first AMVCA nomination for Greatest Supporting Actor.

David Ezekiel

David is thought for his lead function in Moses Inwang’s movie “Blood Vessels“ the place he performed Abbey, Oyin’s lover whose tryst and being pregnant have invoked rage from her father. He’s nominated for Greatest Lead Actor on the AMVCAs for this function.

Adaobi Dibor

Nominated for Greatest Lead Actress on the AMVCAs, Adaobi performs Oyin in “Blood Vessels.” Oyin, Abbey’s girlfriend, finds herself going through the wrath of her enraged father after an sudden being pregnant.

Ejiro Onojaife

Her heart-wrenching efficiency in “The Origin: Madam Koi-Koi” earned her a Greatest Supporting Actress nomination within the AMVCAs. A flexible actress, she has additionally been featured in movies akin to Jadesola Osiberu’sBrotherhood,” “Domitilla,” “Blind Date” and “When The Residing Is Useless.”

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