Veteran Nollywood actress Sola Sobowale has penned down a lovely tribute to Nigerian filmmaker Kemi Adetiba as she celebrates her birthday today, 8th January 2022.
Taking to her Instagram page, Sola Sobowale said the only world that fit the personality of Kemi Adetiba is spectacular.
Sola Sobowale described Kemi Adetiba as a woman with an immersed passion for the arts and prayed that God would remove every hindrance in her life.
In her words: My darling Kemi, on this day you were born. I don’t know how to describe your person – the word that comes to my mind now is spectacular.
A woman of vision and immense passion for the arts. The Lord filled you with so much and I believe we’ve not even seen up to half of it. From this day, every hinderance in your life is removed. May you always see the goodness of this Lord in this land and everywhere you reside.
As you will to do, God will bless you with capacity, resources and surround you with His hedge of protection in the mighty name of Jesus. Kemi mi, I love you and like I always say, I bless the day I met you. The yin to my yang, Happy birthday
Kemi Filani News recalls Kemi Adetiba recent took to social media to eulogise Sola Sobowale during her 58th birthday.
In the post shared on her Instagram page, Kemi Adetiba recalled some of her experiences with Sola Sobowale and how she is willing to do everything on a movie set for a successful production.
According to Kemi Adetiba Sola Sobowale never lets their personal relationship, or her super celebrity status threatens the hold she has on a movie set.
She wrote: In our first KOB DOCUMENTARY (directed by @amapsalmist & coming out exclusively to NETFLIX in a few weeks) I was asked to elaborate on my relationship with @solasobowale. My response? It’s a complicated one. It’s complicated because we don’t just have a working/professional/Director to actor relationship.
Aunty Sola/Aunty S/Aunty Solster/Solly-Baby also plays the roles of my confidant, big sis, Aunty, jnr mommy. I TRUST her with EVERY fiber & blood vessel in my body. I also know with EVERYTHING IN ME that the fastest way to have her wrath descend on you (and trust me – you don’t want to experience this wrath) is to try hurt me in ANY way. She doesn’t even wait to let me know. She’ll sort it out and YOU right from source.
The MAGIC about her KOB performances comes from our chemistry, love and trust in one another. Also immense respect. And this goes both ways. @solasobowale respects me as much as I respect her. When we are on set, I could ask her to JUMP… And all she’d say is “How High?”.
She never lets our personal relationship, or her super celebrity status, colour or threaten the hold I have on the entire set. I’m the leader… And she trusts me so much, she follows blindly and is willing to do anything for production. She’ll always my untainted LOVE and respect for this. She’s the DiCaprio to my Scorcese.
In return for this blind trust and respect she shows me, it is EXTREMELY important that I pay service to that incredible talent of hers. I receive it from her like a fragile egg, cradle it, polish it, and serve the bejeweled version to you all on screen. That trust, love, respect, and self sacrifice is what you all see on screen.
This is a tag team that is fortified in fire & will last several decades. Next year alone, we are in production for another big title together, asides KOB 3 & I can’t wait to do more & more and more with her.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the undisputed King of Nigerian cinema. One of the only ones with the power and talent to straddle across different ages and demographics. A box-office Queen. A HEADLINER – not just by name, but crowd response too – the greatest to do it – SOLA SOBOWALE!!