remains one of the most sought-after Nollywood Hausa actors in Africa. Handsome, calm and very talented, Gombe-born Ali Nuhu is a delight to
handsome face has featured in many Hausa and English films and he is one of the
most celebrated stars of the Hausa movie world.
Maimuna Garba Ja Abdulkadir, they are with two kids, Fatima and Ahmad.
his family are on a vacation in Turkey.
kemiashefonlovehaven, he spoke of his blissful marriage:
married and I have two kids. My wife is quite beautiful and I would do anything
to please her. I even give my scripts to her and anything she would not like, I
would not do on set,” he said.
just because his wife would not approve?
|Ahmad enjoying his vacation|
she is liberal and believes my profession is important. Oftentimes, my roles on
set could have to do with women and she would not object to kisses or hugs.
Romantic scenes are allowed but there is a limit.”
professional actor and as long as what I am doing on set is not sinful, my
religion would not frown upon it. A lot
of Nigerians mistake your roles on television or films as the real you. They
have forgotten that your real you is different from the actor in you. I could dress scantily on set but would not
do that in real life.”
fans and he replied that: “Naturally, women are jealous and could get
possessive over their husbands. I feel for wives of actors when female fans
flock around them for photographs, autographs or make calls even late in the
night. Naturally, my wife is not a jealous person but there was a time some
rumour-mongers were all over town saying I was dating an Hausa actress. After
an event, I gave the lady a lift and my wife saw us together. She was not angry
but she cautioned me to stop being seen with that girl because people could
mistake our intentions.”
fine-faced actor: “There are numerous female fans who would call endlessly.
Some would even ask you if you were married or still single. I would proudly
say that I am happily married but there are some stubborn women who would
continue beeping and making nonsense calls. When I could not control it, I got
software that helps blacklist some numbers from my hand-set. What the device
does is that any number I don’t want to answer would come in as unknown and
would not ring. The phone would just beep.”
|A doting dad|
movie industry is getting more vibrant daily, Nuhu said their audience is not
only northern based. “From Abuja to the East and neighbouring African
countries, we are watched and our stars celebrated. In a year, we have produced
over a thousand films. We are doing well in the market and we are set to do