The Project That “Blow” Ten Of Your Favorite Nollywood Performers

The Project That “Blow” Ten Of Your Favorite Nollywood Performers

For those who for whatever reason have no idea what the word “blow” means, it simply means to hit the spotlight/hit it big in your chosen career. With that out of the way, let’s proceed to business.

All our favorite Nollywood performers were at some point in their careers, newbies. Putting in work and patiently waiting for the all important big break. This is a list of the films that in my opinion, “blow” some of your favorite Nollywood actors and actresses.


The Movie That Blow Him – The Meeting

Mr. M, as he would come to be known to a lot after scoring the lead role in The Audrey Silva Company’s debut film project The Meeting. Femi Jacobs had been around the entertainment scene for a while. Remember Dekunle Fuji’s hit song No Lele?” Yes, that was Femi Jacobs on the last verse of the song.


The Movie That Blow Her – Knocking On Heaven’s Door

Adesua Etomi’s career would take off following her interpretation of the abused wife in, Knocking On Heaven’s Door. From that point, it has been total domination from this fair skinned beauty.  And Adesua is not showing any sign of stopping.


The Movie That Blow Him – Gidi Up

I had always known Deyemi Okanlawon to be a great actor. But then, the second season of Ndani Tv’s web series, Gidi Up, kind of confirmed that to everyone. The industry started paying particular attention to his talent following that.



The Movie That Blow Him – Surulere

Before the “project leading man” as he fondly calls himself, scored the lead role on The Audrey Silva Company’s sophomore offering, Suru L’ere. Seun Ajayi had appeared in numerous short movies, putting in noteworthy performances. His diligence eventually paying off. Indeed, Suru l’ere.


The Movie That Blow Her – Gidi Up

2016 would go down as a year Somkele wouldn’t be forgetting anytime soon. Sometimes in 2013, the web series Gidi Up helped expose Somkele’s effortless acting style to the world.


The Movie That Blow Him – Mr & Mrs

Joseph Benjamin became a household name following his role as Ken Abah in Mr & Mrs. And boy! You have to agree, that was one hell of a performance.


The Movie That Blow Her –The Meeting

It was popular Africa Magic’s television series, Tinsel that brought Linda Ejiofor’s acting prowess to our attention. But for many, it was her role as Ejura in, The Meeting, that cemented her place in their hearts.


The Movie That Blow Him – Two Brides and a Baby

OC Ukeje had always been destined to blow. He was going to blow at one point or the other. For the Amstel Malta Box Office, Two brides and A Baby was the movie that ‘blow’ him. Setting him on the path to becoming one of, if not the best, that the industry has to offer.


The Movie That Blow Her – Jenifa

Funke Akindele found crossover success embodying the eccentric Jenifa in the eponymous movie.  Funke had paid her dues starring as Bisi in the hit television series I Need To Know and Numerous Yoruba movies.


The Movie That Blow Her – Mr & Mrs.

Her role as Mrs. Abah in the movie Mr & Mrs left a sweet aftertaste on a lot of tongues. The aunty that can cry like Kainji Dam was situated inside her eyes. Hardly would anyone say they were not sold on  Nse Ekpe Etim’s performance in the movie.

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