Nollywood Star Adekola Odunlade to bow out of acting


Versatile Yoruba Actor, Odunlade Adekola unleash a brand new Yoruba single to give thanks to the highest God for his unending Love and Grace over him and he titled this Omo Baba.

The Talent father of four might be taking a walk away from acting to being a muscian.

Recall that Adekola Odunlade and Omotola Ekeinde won awards the 6th annual Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, which held Saturday night at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Screen goddess Omotola Ekeinde won best actress AMVCA 2018 in a drama series, in the flick Alter Ego, while Adekola Odunlade won AMVCA 2018 best

actor in the comedy ‘A Million Baby’. Nyce Wanueri won the AMVCA 2018 best actress in a comedy/TV series for Auntie Boss.

It would be recalled that recently Adekola Odunlade has sent a lovely message to his wife who is celebrating her birthday.

In an IG post he shared on Friday, November 2, 2018, he speaks about his undying love for her, one that can never fade away.

In a subsequent post, the couple are spotted together in a picture that shows them wearing a lively smile.

The actor celebrated his son Adedotun in a similar manner in April, “ADEDOTUN ADEKOLA, I know you have been counting down for like a month to your day.

Thank God, the day has come. Happy birthday to you ADEDOTUN. Enjoy your day, Our son.”

He was born on 31 December 1978 at Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, southwestern Nigeria. He is, however, an indigine of Otun Ekiti, Ekiti State.

He attended St John’s Primary School and St. Peter’s College in Abeokuta, obtaining the West African School

Certificate Examination before he proceeded to Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, where he received a diploma certificate.

He began acting in 1996, the same year he joined the Association of Nigeria Theatre Arts practitioners and was under

the tutelage of the late Nollywood actor and producer Isola Durojaiye (also known as Alasari).

He had starred, scripted, produced and directed several Nigerian films over the years.

In April 2014, he won the Africa Movie Academy Award, having emerged as best actor of the year alongside Fathia Balogun who emerged as best actress of the year.

In December 2015, He marked his entrance into the Nigerian music industry.

Due to his popularity and impact in the film industry, photographs of Adekola during filming is widely used as internet meme across Nigerian Websphere.

Odunlade Adekola started acting at a very early age. According to him, whenever any anniversary was to hold

in his church (the Christ Apostolic Church, Lafenwa, Abeokuta), he and a friend named Tunde would request to play jesters, and this request was always granted.

He would then write a “script” for a comedy play involving just two characters (him and his friend).

That was how it all began for this professional actor, director and producer. Adekola has featured in more than 100 Yoruba movies.


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