Nollywood 100 Celebrates Nollywood Actors with Legacy Awards.


The ‘Nollywood 100’ honored the legacy of veteran actors who have set the pace to become trailblazers.

At ‘The Nollywood 100’, award-winning actors, the likes of Richard Mofe-Damijo, Chidi Mokeme, and Funke Akindele were among those who were honored with the Legacy Award.

The Nollywood 100 honors the industry’s ingenuity, inventiveness, and tenacity. It carries on YNaija’s ten-year legacy of highlighting and highlighting the achievements of Nigerians in all significant industries through qualitative lists that honor individual accomplishments from the previous year.

In light of the ongoing changes in Nigeria’s film industry, “The Nollywood 100″ honors individuals who have set the path for upcoming generations of directors. It also gives newcomers to the industry and rising stars a platform to showcase their voices and abilities.

The event held on Thursday night was organized by Ynaija and saw to the celebration and honoring of a total of 100 actors who made an indelible mark in the industry in the past year.

The event was an inspiring evening honoring the diverse range of narratives that make up Nollywood. It celebrated the trailblazers, visionaries, and trendsetters who have shaped and continue to shape the ever-changing Nigerian film industry. It was a salute to Nollywood’s history, present, and future.

According to Ynaija, the prestigious award was bestowed on those who have contributed to the growth of the industry, acknowledging renowned actors and those working behind the scenes.

Some actors who were honored with the award include; Nse Ikpe-Etim, Daniel Effiong, Bimbo Ademoye, Timni Egbuson, and Ini Edo. Other included, Ruth Kadiri, Olarotimi Fakunle, Bolaji Ogunmola, Femi Adebayo, Eku Edewor, and Lateef Adedimeji, amongst others. 

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