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Ali Nuhu Mohammed (born 15 March 1974) is a Nigerian actor, producer, director, dancer and script writer.[4][5][6][7] He acts in both Hausa and English movies and is sometimes called the "King of Kannywood" by the media,[8][9][10][11] Kannywood referring to the Hausa film industry headquartered in Kano, Nigeria. [7][12]

Ali Nuhu
Born Ali Nuhu Mohammed
(1974-03-15) 15 March 1974 (age 43)[1][2]
Maiduguri, Borno, Nigeria
Residence Kano, Nigeria
Nationality Nigerian
Education Geography (B.A)
Alma mater University of Jos[2]
Occupation Film Actor, Producer, Dancer, Script Writer[3]
Years active 1999–present
Awards See below
Website http://www.alinuhu.net

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Early life and educationEdit

Nuhu was born in Maiduguri, Borno State, in northeastern Nigeria.[13] His father Nuhu Poloma hailed from Balanga town of Gombe State and his mother Fatima Karderam Digema from Bama village of Borno State. He grew up in Kano, Kano State. After High school education he received bachelors of Art degree in Geography from the University of Jos. He did his National Service in Ibadan, Oyo State.[14][13] He later attended University of Southern California for a course in film production and cinematic arts.

Acting careerEdit

Ali Nuhu entered the Hausa film industry in 1999[1] as an actor and appeared in over 160 Hausa movies and 110 English movies. He participated in a film training program at the Asian School of Media Studies in Noida, New Delhi, India.[citation needed]

FilmographyEdit

Ali Nuhu's filmography include:

Year Title Role Genre Production Company
2007 Sitanda Actor Drama
2011 Carbin Kwai Actor Drama
2012 Madubin Dubawa Actor Drama
2012 Last Flight to Abuja Actor Drama Nollywood Film Factory
2013 Blood and Henna Actor Drama Newage Networks
2013 Confusion Na Wa Actor Drama Cinema KpataKpata
2013 Wani Hanin Actor Drama
2014 Matan Gida Actor Drama
2015 Jinin Jikina Actor Drama
2016 Nasibi Actor Drama
2016 Ojukokoro Actor Drama Singularity Media
2017 Banana Island Ghost Actor Drama

Awards and nominationsEdit

Nuhu is one of the most decorated actors in the Hausa Cinema.[15] Nuhu won the Best Upcoming Actor award at the 3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards.[citation needed] He was nominated as the Best Actor in a supporting role at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards and won Best Actor in a film at the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.[citation needed]

Year Award Category Film Result
2005 Arewa Films Award Best Actor Razani Won
2007 3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Upcoming Actor award Sitanda Won
2008 The Future Award Best Actor Won
2011 Zulu African Film Academy Awards Best Indigenous Actor Carbin Kwai Won
2012 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor (Hausa) Madubin Dubawa Won
2013 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Actor in a supporting role Blood and Henna Nominated
2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Actor Confusion Na Wa Won
2013 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor (Hausa) Wani Hanin Won
2013 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Face Won
2014 Kannywood Awards Best Actor Matan Gida Won
2014 Leadership Awards Best Artiste Won
2014 City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor Won
2014 City People Entertainment Awards Recognition Award Won
2014 Arewa Music and Movie Awards Pride of Kannywood Won
2014 Arewa Music and Movie Awards Best Actor Popular Choice Award Won
2015 19th African Film Awards Best Outstanding Actor Afro Hollywood Awards Won
2015 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor (Hausa) Jinin Jikina Won
2015 Kannywood Awards Best Actor Popular Choice Awards Won
2015 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Personality Won
2016 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor (Hausa) Gamu nan dai Won
2016 Arewa Music and Movie Awards Best Actor Nasibi Won
2016 Kannywood Awards Best Actor Nasibi Nominated
2016 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Face Won
2016 Arewa Creative Industry Awards Entertainment Award Won
2017 Northern Nigeria Peace Awards Northern Nigeria Actor of the Year Won

Other Recognition includes:

  • Best Actor Hausa THE AFROHOLLYWOOD AWARD in London[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Actors -Ali Nuhu". hausafilms.tv. Hausa Films TV. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "About Ali Nuhu". thenet.ng. The Trent Nigeria. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Abin da ya sa ba za a saki faya-fayen fim din Mansoor yanzu ba- Ali Nuhu". bbc.com/hausa. BBC. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 
  4. ^ "Ali Nuhu ya bude yshafin yanar gizo". Ibrahim Sheme. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 
  5. ^ "Yaushe Ali Nuhu zai daina rawa da waka a fim?". bbc.com/hausa. BBC. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 
  6. ^ "Fina-Finan Hausa Ne Jigo Na, Inji Ali Nuhu". voahausa.com. Voice of America. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 
  7. ^ a b "Ali Nuhu returns to school". premiumtimesng.com. Premium Times. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 
  8. ^ a b "Ali Nuhu, Adam Zango, others win awards in London". premiumtimesng.com. Premium Times. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 
  9. ^ "Cherie Noodles unveils Ali Nuhu, Aishat Aliyu Tsamiya as Brand Ambassadors". guadian.ng. The Guardian. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 
  10. ^ "An karrama Ali Nuhu da Adam Zango a London". bbc.com/hausa. BBC. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 
  11. ^ "Ali Nuhu ya nemi gafarar mutane". bbc.com/hausa. BBC. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 
  12. ^ "Kannywood". bbc.com/hausa. BBC. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 
  13. ^ a b "Yanzu Jama'a Sun Fara Fahimta Da Rungumar Ayyukanmu-In Ji Jarumi Ali Nuhu". voahausa.com. Voice of America. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 
  14. ^ "Ali Nuhu Biography". alinuhu.net. Ali Nuhu. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 
  15. ^ "Sharia Affected Cinema Culture In Northern Nigeria – Nuhu". leadership.ng. Leadership Newspaper. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 

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