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 ...