How did Funke Akindele shock her fans? Has she done something remarkable? Read more to find out.
AMVCA 2016 ceremony has finished just recently. Lots of popular personalities have attended the event. Who has appeared to be the discovery of the year? Whose reward is considered the most striking? Let’s find it out.
Funke Akindele, who is now a famous Nollywood star, was born in Lagos state in 1977. Among her victories, there is one for the Best Actress in a Leading Role during Africa Movie Academy Award in 2009.
This year, she has shocked the public and has become the winner again. She obtained the Best Actress award the second time during AMVCA! According to Nollywood news, she also won in the same nomination for the role in a film The Return Of Sheri Koko in 2014. Funke is now the first comedy actress, who has received the award in the same category two times.
No other celebrity has managed to beat such a record. It is really hard to become the best twice. That’s why so many people were surprised, but happy for the talented woman.
In fact, it is just one of her achievements. Another one has already become a history. Funke Akindele is the first and only woman of Yoruba origin in Nollywood, who has been able to win Best Actress during AMAA ceremony for her role in Jenifa, which is her own television show.
Well, this prominent woman might continue surprising us in the future. She might appear to be a winner the next year in AMVCA or any other event. Will she be able to? Or will Funke Akindele get a reward in the other nomination? Let’s wait for the ceremony and see.
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