Big Brother Naija ‘Lockdown’ housemate, Vee Iye has penned a deep appreciation post to Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele.
The reality star, who stars in Funke Akindele’s new movie, She Must Be Obeyed, appreciated the actress for giving her the opportunity.
Vee Iye shared a screenshot of the DM she sent to the Box Office King years back, pleading with her to offer her a role in any of her movies.
Surprisingly, Funke replied her and promised to give her a role in one of her movies.
Keeping to her promise, Funke cast her in her new movie, She Must Be Obeyed, which is exclusively on Prime Video and stars other actors like Mike Ezurounye, Nancy Isime, and others.
Appreciating her, she stated that Funke helped her unlock a level of confidence she never knew she had.
“Thank you for giving me a chance @funkeakindele you helped me unlock a level of confidence I never knew I had. I love you, Aunty”.
Taking to comment section, many noted how Vee Iye ate her role.
One Model Diva wrote, “And she delivered
One Princess Eko wrote, “Always shoot your shot when it comes to your goals
One Thelma Cute wrote, “I just saw it and Vee’s acting was so good
One Sandy Preneur wrote, “Always shoot your shot. That gut feeling is mostly always right
One Model Dera wrote, “And she delivered”.
Vee Iye isn’t the only one who has spoken highly of Funke Akindele
A few weeks back, Battle on Buka Streets cast, Moshood Fattah in an interview with Chude Jideonwo, revealed his unforgettable experience working with her, which he described as a Masterclass.
Moshood described Funke as a multitasker genius as he stated that the world needs to study the filmmaker.
He further expressed how scared he is of the actress’s work ethic, which also is an inspiration to him.
Reacting to it, Funke appreciated him for the praises, as she expressed how proud she is that her work ethic is an inspiration to many.
Similarly, last year, following her lead role in Funke Akindele’s Battle on Buka Street, Mercy Johnson disclosed some interesting facts about her experience with Funke Akindele.
Mercy Johnson described Funke Akindele as a top-notch actress, as she praised the movie star’s creativity and acting prowess.