Maryam Yahaya is a Nigerian film actress in the Kannywood industry. She gained recognition for starring in Taraddadi, a movie directed by Elnass Ajenda. For her role, Yahaya was nominated as best promising actress by City People Entertainment Awards in 2017. She was also nominated as best actress by City People Entertainment Awards in 2018.
|Born||17 July 1997|
Yahaya wanted to act from her childhood, and was inspired by the Hausa movies she watched. She made her debut in the film Gidan Abinci, followed by Barauniya and Tabo, in which she played minor roles. She gained fame after adapting a leading role originally meant for Bilkisu Shema in Mansoor, a sensation movie directed by Ali Nuhu.
|Jummai Ko Larai||2018|
|Gidan Kashe Awo||2018|
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