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Genevieve Nnaji: Two Decades In Nollywood

The actress and filmmaker, Genevieve Nnaji, is kicking off the new year with a grateful heart.

In an Instagram post, Nnaji says:

As 2018 comes to an end, I mark 20 years in the art of filmmaking. I’m grateful for my life, journey, and growth thus far. I’m happy I could celebrate with you through a product that embodied all of me, mentally and spiritually; for all of your pleasure.
May 2019 be our best year yet.
Happy New Year!

 

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As 2018 comes to an end, I mark 20 years in the art of film making. I’m grateful for my life, journey, and growth thus far. I’m happy I could celebrate with you through a product that embodied all of me, mentally and spiritually; for all of your pleasure. May 2019 be our best year yet. 🥳🎉Happy New Year! ❤️

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In 2011, Nnaji was honoured with the Member of the Order of the Federal Republic award by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Nnaji produced her first movie, Road to Yesterday, in 2015 which later won Best Movie Overall-West Africa at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.

On the 7th of September 2018, Lion Heart which was directed by Nnaji was acquired by  Netflix which made it the first Netflix original film from Nigeria.

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