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See Why I Acted As A Catholic Nun Though Being A Muslim- Funlola Aofiyebi



Actress Funlola Aofiyebi Seeks Fan Vote As Her Movie Tatu’ Receives Nomination At 2018 AMVCA.

Seasoned Nollywood actress Funlola Aofiyebi has revealed why she took the role she played in the drama blockbuster ‘Tatu’ – a role which landed her a nomination at the upcoming African Magic Viewers Choice Award AMVCA 2018.

The  AMVCA is scheduled to hold on the 1st of September, 2018.

Nominated in the ‘Best Supporting Actress in a Movie/Series’ category, the actress took to social media (Twitter) to express her utmost joy over the nomination, thank her fans for their unyielding support over the years and reflect on more serious issues plaguing the country, such as religion.

Speaking on why she took the role of Mother Superior; a Catholic nun in ‘Tatu’, Funlola wrote; “Playing a Nun in Tatu appealed to me from the get go. I’m born and raised a Muslim yet I was ready to sink my teeth into it. In research, I went down memory lane – I attended a catholic primary schl, n also grew up watching Sound Of Music. I had to make her believable #VoteForFAR”.

Shot in some areas of Ibadan and Lagos, ‘Tatu’ has been well-received and highly praised by critics and fans alike; with many declaring it the best Nollywood film of 2017.

Funlola Aofiyebi Raimi has since urged fans to vote for her and help her bring the award home for the first time.

See Her Tweets Below:

Source: Naija News