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Ali Nuhu Mohammed (born 15 March 1974) is a Nigerian actor and director.[1] He acts in both Hausa and English movies and is often referred as the "King of Kannywood" by the media;[2][3][4] Kannywood is the Hausa film industry headquartered in Kano, Nigeria.

Ali Nuhu
Born
Ali Nuhu Mohammed

(1974-03-15) 15 March 1974 (age 45)
ResidenceKano, Nigeria
NationalityNigerian
EducationGeography (B.A)
Alma materUniversity of Jos
OccupationActor, director
Years active1999–present
Children2
WebsiteOfficial website

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Early life and educationEdit

Nuhu was born in Maiduguri, Borno State, in northeastern Nigeria.[5] His father Nuhu Poloma hailed from Balanga town of Gombe State and his mother Fatima Karderam Digema from Bama local government of Borno State. He grew up in Jos, and Kano. After high school education he received a Bachelors of Art degree in Geography from the University of Jos. He did his National Service in Ibadan, Oyo State.[6][5] He later attended University of Southern California for a course in film production and cinematic arts. And Adonai university cotonou awarded him Doctorate degree in philosophy.

Acting careerEdit

Nuhu entered the Hausa film industry in 1999 and has appeared in over 1000 Hausa movies and over 150 English movies.[7]

FilmographyEdit

Nollywood MoviesEdit

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.[8] On October 7, 2018 he was conferred an honorary doctorate degree in entrepreneurship and youth development by ISM Adonai American University Cotonou.[9]

Year Award Category Result
2005 Arewa Films Award Best Actor Won
2007 3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Upcoming Actor award Won
2008 The Future Award Best Actor Won
2011 Zulu African Film Academy Awards Best Actor (Indigenous) Won
2012 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor (Hausa) Won
2013 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Actor Won
2013 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor (Hausa) Won
2013 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Face Won
2014 Kannywood Awards Best Actor Won
2014 Leadership Awards Best Artiste Won
2014 City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor Won
2014 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Face Won
2014 Arewa Music and Movie Awards Pride of Kannywood Won
2014 Arewa Music and Movie Awards Best Actor (Popular) Won
2015 19th African Film Awards Most Outstanding Actor Won
2015 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor (Hausa) Won
2015 Kannywood Awards Best Actor (Popular) Won
2015 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Personality Won
2016 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor (Hausa) Won
2016 Arewa Music and Movie Awards Best Actor Won
2016 Kannywood Awards Best Actor Nominated
2016 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Face Nominated
2016 Arewa Creative Industry Awards Entertainment Award Won
2016 Wazobia FM's COWA Awards Excellent Entertainer Won
2017 Northern Nigeria Peace Awards Best Actor Won
2017 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Face Won
2017 City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor Nominated
2017 Best of Nollywood Awards Special Recognition Award Pending

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ali Nuhu returns to school". premiumtimesng.com. Premium Times. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Ali Nuhu, Adam Zango, others win awards in London". premiumtimesng.com. Premium Times. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Cherie Noodles unveils Ali Nuhu, Aishat Aliyu Tsamiya as Brand Ambassadors". guadian.ng. The Guardian. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  4. ^ "An karrama Ali Nuhu da Adam Zango a London". bbc.com/hausa. BBC. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "Ali Nuhu Biography". alinuhu.net. Ali Nuhu. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  7. ^ "Ali Nuhu celebrates 20 years in Kannywood". Premium Times. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  8. ^ "Sharia Affected Cinema Culture In Northern Nigeria – Nuhu". leadership.ng. Leadership Newspaper. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  9. ^ "Ali Nuhu honoured with Doctorate by Cotonou University – Daily Trust". Daily Trust. 10 October 2018. Retrieved 11 October 2018.

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