Di’Ja Makes Acting Debut In Kannywood Film
Mavins recording artiste Hadiza Blell, popularly known as Di’Ja, is set to appear in her first acting role in a new Kannywood film titled "Mati A Zazzau". In the film, Di’ja stars in a lead role opposite Sadiq Sani Sadiq. "Mati A Zazzau" is a sequel of the 2014 Kannywood hit comedy film, ‘Mati Da…
Spotlight on Kannywood’s Teema Yola
Like the English language movie divide of the Nigerian movie industry, dubbed Nollywood, Kannywood, which is the name used to describe the movie industry in northern Nigeria, boasts of a number of emerging actresses who have become household names.
For Kannywood’s Fati Isa Asirka, one down, but not out
Kannywood actress, Fati Isa Asirka, contested this year’s governorship election in Kano State on the platform of Restoration party of Nigeria (RPN), but she didn’t make the cut. Although she lost the election, Fati, who revealled shortly after she declared her intention to contest, that she was in the race to use the platform of…
Inspiring story of Kannywood’s shinning star, Amina ‘Amal’ Muhammad
The story of how Camerounian-born Kannywood actress, Amina Muhammad, became a shinning star in the Kano-based movie industry would make a good movie story.
Hey…. Kannywood actress, Fatima Danladi Isa, made it in Kano
A fan sent an offline message to ask why the popular Kannywood actress, Fatima Danladi Isa, otherwise known as Fati Asirka, didn’t make the cut when we ran a piece on some Nollywood celebrities that made it to the finish line and indeed will be contesting in the general elections. “She is in the race,”…
Spotlight is on a shinning star of Kannywood ‘Bintu Dadin Kowa’
Not all acting talents hit the right notes when they come into the movie industry. Some take so many years to hug the limelight, but there are a few that come...
In Kannywood, Hamisu Lamido Iyantama is King
If you are in Kannywood, as the Kano-based motion picture industry is simply called, and you want to see the busy actor, scriptwriter and producer, Hamisu Lamido Iyantama...
In Kannywood, spotlight is on Hajara Isah Jalingo
Even though the bulk of the movies produced in the vibrant Kano-based movie industry, dubbed Kannywood, are predominantly in Hausa language, there are a few offerings from that industry that are re-enacted in English, so as to reach the non-Hausa speaking audience. Interestingly, the Kannywood movies in English are as well received as those rendered…
Maryam Jibrin Gidado: Pearl of Kannywood sambas off and on screen
In Kannywood, as the Kano-based movie industry is simply called, Maryam Jibrin Gidado is a crowned princess.
From Kannywood, Rahama Sadau goes to MTV Shuga
Followers of the popular hit TV drama series, MTV Shuga, are set for an immersive experience as popular Northern-based actors, Rahama Ibrahim Sadau and Yakubu Mohammed are set to feature in the upcoming series.