Nafisat Abdulrahman Abdullahi (born 23 January 1992), is a Nigerian actress, producer, director, professional photographer and entrepreneur. She founded a film production company and two startups.[user-generated source]
Nafisat Abdulrahman Abdullahi
23 January 1992
|Alma mater||University of Jos|
|Known for||Her appearance in Sai Wata Rana|
|Awards||Afro Hollywood Award(Best Actress) 2017
MTN award 2016 (Best Actress)AMMA Award 2015 (Best Actress)
Early life and educationEdit
Born in Jos, the capital city of Plateau State, Nigeria, Nafisat is the fourth daughter of Abdulrahman Abdullahi who is an automobile dealer and an elder statesman. She attended Air Force Private School in Jos and upon moving to the Federal Capital Territory, she proceeded to Government Girl Secondary School, Dutse, Abuja, and then pursued a degree in theater arts at the University of Jos.
She is currently studying photography in the London School of Photography.
In 2012, Nafisat appeared in Blood and Henna, a Nigerian film directed by Kenneth Gyang alongside Ali Nuhu and Sadiq Sani Sadiq and went on to receive 6 nominations at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards and won Best Costume Design.[user-generated source]
She is a businesswoman and founder of Nahaz Brand and a film production company.. In 2013, she was invited to Berlin International Film Festival as one of the only two attendees from Nigeria alongside a Nollywood cinematographer and later invited to Nollywood festivals in Atlanta, Scotland.
In June 2013, she was suspended by a disciplinary committee of Arewa Filmmakers Association of Nigeria for failing to appear before the committee after being summoned for organizing a banned event by the followers of the Hausa movie industry. She was handed two years suspension by the disciplinary committee which was lifted in August 2013.
Nafisat has acted in numerous Hausa films including:
- Sai Wata Rana
- Toron Giwa
- Ya daga Allah
- Yar Agadez
- Addini ko Al'Ada
- Ahlul Kitab
- Alhaki Kwikwiyo
- Allo (film)
- Auren Tagwaye
- Baban Sadik
- Badi Ba Rai
- Ban Kasheta Ba
- Blood and Henna
- Cikin Waye?
- Dan Almajiri
- Dan Marayan Zaki
- Dawo Dawo
- Farar Saka
- Fataken Dare
- Gabar Cikin Gida
- Har Abada
- Jari Hujja
- Laifin Dadi
- Madubin Dubawa
- Guguwar So
- Baiwar Allah
|2013||City People Entertainment Awards||Best Actress of the Year (Kannywood)||Ya Daga Allah||Won|
|2014||City People Entertainment Award||Best Actress of the Year (Kannywood)||Special Awards||Nominated|
|2014||1st Kannywood Awards||Best Kannywood Actress (Popular Choice Award)||Dan Marayan Zaki||Won|
|2014||Africa Movie Academy Awards||Best Actress of the Year||Dan Marayan Zaki||Won|
|2015||City People Entertainment Award||Best Actress of the Year (Kannywood)||Special Awards||Nominated|
|2015||2nd Kannywood Awards||Best Kannywood Actress||Special Awards||Won|
|2016||City People Entertainment Award||Best Actress of the Year (Kannywood)||Special Awards||Won|
|2016||AMMA Awards||Best Actress of the Year||Da'iman||Won|
|2016||3rd Kannywood Awards||Best Kannywood Actress||Baiwar Allah||Won|
|2017||Afro Hollywood Award|
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- "Blood and Henna". hausafilms.tv. Retrieved 12 September 2014.
- PremiumTimes Newspaper. "Nafisa Abdullahi Suspended from acting". Retrieved 21 April 2015.
- PremiumTimes Newspaper. "Kannywood Producers Lift Suspension On Nafisa". Retrieved 21 April 2015.
- Premiumtimesng.com. "Nafisa Abdullahi confirms romance with Adam Zango". Retrieved 16 June 2015.
- "Nafisat Abdullahi [HausaFilms.TV - Kannywood, Fina-finai, Hausa Movies, TV and Celebrities]". hausafilms.tv.
- Lead News. "Sani Danja, Nafisa Abdullahi, others bag top Awards". Retrieved 20 April 2015.
- "Actress Nafisa Abdullahi Full Biography (Kannywood)". 17 March 2017.
- tns.org. "Ali Nuhu, Nafisa Abdullahi, late Ibro shine at Kannywood awards". Retrieved 21 April 2015.
- "KANNYWOOD AWARD 2015 The full event".