The Yoruba movie industry is a sector which has been providing opportunities yearly for new talents to be discovered and for them to also exhibit their God-given talent. It appears that many of them have taken their jobs a notch higher aside their acting skills. Many of them have also been in acting for so long, but recently decided to venture into movie production.
However, City People presents 10 new producers making waves in the industry. On the list is the sexy actress, Ayonimofe Onibiyo. The creative babe has not been resting on her oars since she produced her debut movie, Folajomi years back. She is an actress who keeps herself busy. She got into acting not long ago but she has set a pace for herself. She is the producer of hit movies such as Ebu Ika, Tania, Aolat and she is set to shoot another big budget movie entitled: Mamarazi. Next on this list is the talented Ogunsakin Oluwatayo Jane. She is an actress to reckon with at all times.
The Ado Ekiti-born actress, who is also a graduate of Biological Science from the National Open University of Nigeria, did extremely well for herself in acting in 2016 with her movie productions. Right now, Tayo is among the new actresses everyone is talking about in the industry. She also got some fantastic stories to film this year, while some are already being shot.
Temitope Solaja is an actress, who starred in a movie entitled, Opolo, and many more. The beautiful actress shot her own movie titled Aruga which starred a lot of top actors and actresses. It was shot in Ajah axis of, Lagos. She is also one of the happening girls in the industry. She recently released a new movie entitled: Empire, which taught many parents and young ladies, especially those who took to prostitution a big lesson.
The next person on this list is none other than the UK-based actress, Kenny George, who got into acting in 2011 and started producing movies recently. The movies which has produced include: Egbo Inu, Ojo Eti, Ejika, Ishana, Eje Aburomi, Diary, Koto, Pasan and Ofege. She is one actresses, who is born with a bunch of skills. Her latest movie is entitled: Suicide.
Another new and wave-making Yoruba actress-cum-producer rocking the industry right now is Ifeoluwa Olawale. She released her much publicised movie, Amu Idunnu, which is also her debut production not long ago. The sexy actress just concluded a movie entitled, Remilekun. It is a movie that everyone is advised to watch because there are many lessons to learn from it. Ado Ekiti State-born actress, Abolanle Abudusalam, is in the front-line when it comes to beauty.
The star in-the-making actress’ status is conspicous and soaring in the industry since she came in 2006. Omidan Abolanle, as she is fondly called by fans, shot her debut movie, entitled “Kosenitoye” a few years ago and it was her launching pad in the industry. Subsequently, she produced Itakun Ife in 2012 before Aturota in 2013. The 4th one was Oba Adetoyese and the latest release from her stable was entitled: Alaborun.
All the movies were fantastic and she is set to put the best of her on display this year. Victoria Kolawole aka Omo–Gaga, an indigene of Akure, the Capital of Ondo State, is another fantastic female producer to watch in the Yoruba movie industry. She’s an Actress-cum-Producer. She has Produced 3 Major Movies including Owuromi, Abike Standing and Omo Gaga. Her latest released was entitled Ajabo, Omo Oluweri, Omo Alhaja and she is set to release another one called Sai Baba.
Talking about beauty, Ferrari Tonia Okoro is, indeed, in the frontline. This is because she is gifted with beautiful face, skin and of course, her figure 8 shape speaks volumes. She is the producer of the famous movie entitled “Emi Meji” , which was released to market a couple of months ago.
She joined the industry in 2008, but has just started making waves recently. She had earlier exploited the corporate industry before she joined the make-belief industry. The pretty babe has so many things working for her in the industry since she ventured into it. Tonia is a movie producer, actress and a beautician.
She was born to a Nigerian father by a Cameroonian mother. She is also set to rule 2017 with lovely movie productions. She recently shot another one entitled: Omotoke. Another talented actress who will shine in the year is the dashing actress, Mariam Akande, famously known as OMO VC.
Apart from her pretty face, one would definitely scream after setting eyes on her back yard. At your first contact with her, you are likely to be carried away; not because she is the prettiest babe in the industry, but Omo VC has a carriage that gets her noticed anywhere she goes. She was born and brought up in Ilorin, Kwara State and she graduated from Kwara State Polytechnics, Ilorin in Public Administration studies a few years ago. She came into film industry through a brother and she has done so much for herself.
The last on this list is Motunrayo Balogun. The producer of Sababi. A blockbuster movie that rocked the screen a few years back. The Lagos State University graduate of Sociology is also the producer of Pelekutu and many others. She is set to shoot another blockbuster.