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,”…
Fati Nayo: Spotlight is on beloved Kannywood actress
You would keep a lot of people guessing who you really want to see if you ask to see Fati Nayo. But just mention Kyauta Dillaliya and fingers would point to the delectable screen actress, Fati, who is popularly known by that stage name.
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, 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.
Aisha Umar Muhammad: New pearl of Kannywood steps up
Described by close friends as humble, easy-going and focused, Aisha didn’t venture into screen acting for want of nothing to do; she was already well occupied studying as a science student.
Gold for Kannywood’s shinning star, Hadiza Gabon, from Queensland
On the day that the embattled Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, shared pictures that she took with pop star, Akon, on a movie set in the United States ...