Entertainment News

Pete Edochie my only senior in movie industry’ – Actor Stephen Alajemba

today02/23/2024 2

Background
share close

Veteran Nollywood actor, Stephen Alajemba, popularly known as Uwaezuoke, has claimed that only Pete Edochie is older than him in the Nigerian movie industry, in terms of number of years spent in the profession.
He said while he respects the ‘Things Fall Apart’ actor, the title of the father of Nollywood belongs to late Solomon Eze, popularly known as Mike Orihedịmma.
The thespian claimed that Orihedịmma pioneered Igbo movies and by extension, Nollywood.
Speaking in a recent interview with popular YouTuber, Yan Kontent Factory, Alajemba said: “When you talk about Igbo movie industry, Mike Orihedịmma is the first person to be mentioned. He is the one that trained most of the people you see acting today. He was emulated by Kenneth Nnebue and Pauloo in writing ‘Living In Bondage.’

Written by: bossgmsi

Rate it

Previous post

Business

Manufacturing, others suffer as economy slows to three-year low

The nation’s Gross Domestic Product growth fell to 2.74 per cent in 2023 from 3.10 per cent in 2022, according to new GDP report released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Thursday. This represents the slowest growth since 2020 when the economy contracted and entered into a recession by –1.92 per cent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The NBS in its ‘Nigerian Gross Domestic Product Report, (Q4 2023)’ released […]

today02/23/2024 2

Post comments (0)

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

0%
Our customer support team is here to answer your questions.
error: Alert: Content is protected !!