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‘How I Finally Got Accolades From My Father As Actor’ – Yul Edochie
Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, has gone down memory lane as he reminisces on how he started his acting career after graduation from the University Of Port Harcourt.
Naija News reports that the thespian in a post via Instagram revealed his father and veteran actor, Pete Edochie, influenced him to adopt acting even when he started as a director.
The actor noted that he yielded to his father’s advice and established himself as one of the greatest actors in Nollywood.
According to Yul Edochie, his artistic prowess and leadership skills blew his father’s imagination that he gave him accolades.
He wrote: “The high point of my career. Getting an endorsement from the man who gave birth to me. The Legend and biggest name in Nollywood Chief Pete Edochie.
“In 2005, fresh out of the Theatre Arts Department, University of Port Harcourt. I directed my first movie which starred Chief Pete Edochie.
“After the money, my father said I tried though but it would be best if I go fully into acting. learn more as an actor before coming back to directing. I agreed.
“As a man who loves challenges, I took it upon myself to make a mark in Nollywood as an actor. So I went into acting fully and established myself as one of the greatest actors in Africa.
“In 2023, I directed my father again in the movie THE GODFATHER and I blew him away with my artistic prowess and leadership skills. He finally gave me my accolades. I earned it”.