Nigerian Actress Belinda Effah Converts To Muslim, Bags First Hausa Role In Haram Nollywood Movie
Top actress Belinda Effah has taken up the challenge to play the character of a Northern lady in an upcoming movie, ‘Haram’. The 29-year-old Effah will be playing the role of Hauwa in the movie that is currently being shot in different parts of Lagos, Nigeria
The actress, who disclosed this on her instagram handle, belindaeffah said she would be playing the lead role, which will also see her speaking a little Hausa language. 1/1 #Please Show Me Some Love Don Allah . On set of #HaramTheMovie . . Directed by Andy Boyo . . Being HAUWA – Quite Challenging- Nagode Allah.
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#My First Role Playing A Hausa Girl – On The Movie Set Of #HARAM – Hit Or Miss . . Directed by Andy Boyo . . Produced by @koko_ashley . . PM @owest . DP 1 @solomon_stephen . . DP 2 @ugochukwua78 . . Sound @tajudeenopebiyi . . Special Thank You To @flott_beauty For My Henna and putting me through Hausa language 😘😘😘
Other notable actors and actresses featured in the movie include Segun Arinze, Ayo Mogaji, Kalu Ikeagwu, Keppy Ekpeyong Bassey, Eddie Watson, Ashley Blessing, Amina Ndim, Merrit Okonta,
Monica Friday, as well as Abubakar Yakubu. The movie will be directed by Andy Boyo and produced by Ashley Blessing.
Effah, made her first television debut in the 2005 TV series, Shallow Waters, later featured in the reality show, Next Movie Star, where she finished fifth, and was never evicted from the house. The actress was also a presenter for Sound City, but later left to start her own Tv sho, Lunch Break with Belinda.
She is a recipient of several awards including: Most Promising Act of the Year award at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards, Golden Icon Academy Awards.
Others include Nollywood Movies Awards, Africa Movie Academy Awards, Ntanta Awards, ELOY Awards and Africa Magic Viewwers’ Choice Awards.