Fast-rising Nollywood actress Bimbo Ademoye has broken her senior colleague and box officer record breaker, Funke Akindele’s five years record of Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards
Bimbo Ademoye was announced as the Best Actress in a Comedy/TV series, beating Funke Akindele, Mercy Johnson and others.
Sharing the news on Twitter, the organizers of the show revealed that they are thrilled to announce the fast-rising actress as the winner.
“We’re thrilled to announce that the #AMVCA9 ‘Best Actress in a Comedy/TV Series’ award goes to the talented [@BimboAdemoye Selina]! 🏆
We celebrate her comedic talent and unforgettable performances. Congratulations!”
Bimbo Ademoye emotional over what UNILAG student did to her
Bimbo Ademoye was emotional and brought to tears when a student of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, dressed up as Iya Barakat for the Institution’s costume day.
The beautiful comic actress revealed her desire to meet the young lady, who got her emotion. Bimbo Ademoye further revealed that the Iya Barakat brand was started as a joke, but she is delighted to know that it has become a household name.
“Pls tag her if you know her. Let her know she brought me close to tears. This beauty showed up as iya Barakat for costume day in unilag. For some reason, this got me so emotional. I started the iya barakat brand as a joke, 1 year later, she’s now a household name bagging nominations and being requested by brands. MASHALLAH.. iya barakat to the world .
SIBE IS COMING !!.”
Funke Akindele breaks Nigerian records again
Kemi Filani recalls that Funke Akindele broke another record in the Nigerian film industry. She beat her own records for the highest-grossing film at the Nigeria box office.
A post shared by Film One revealed that Funke Akindele’s latest movie, Battle on Buka Street, broke the record of her 2020 released film, Omo Ghetto The Saga.
Battle on Buka Street netted 640 million naira at the box office, beating Omo Ghetto the Saga of 636 million naira.
Filmone on Instagram noted that the only competition the actress had was with herself.