Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Etinosa Idemudia, has been awarded the ‘Best Actress in an African TV Series’ by the Hollywood and African Prestigious Awards. ayokinews.com reports
Etinosa was bestowed the award, in recognition of her impressive performance in the series movie, ‘Blood of Enogie’.
The HAPAwards is a US-based award judged on artistic and technical merit by a team of scholars in the United States, and recognises outstanding individuals whose lives have been marked by extraordinary personal and professional accomplishments.
Recall that few months ago, HAPAwards released its nomination list in the Hollywood and African categories, which saw Nollywood star actress, Etinosa Idemudia, bagging multiple nominations.
Speaking at the award ceremony, Etinosa said: “This is a big deal for me. It is not a majority vote award; it is a professional award based on merit.”
“Aside from getting multiple nominations among several Hollywood and African movie giants, I also won in one of the categories. I feel honoured.”
“I am honoured to have played such a role and even more elated that not just Nigerians appreciate me, and I am also celebrated globally. I am grateful to the producers of the show for the opportunity to act in the movie.”
“They trusted me with that extremely tasking role, believing I would deliver, and I feel humbled by that.”
Also speaking on what she felt secured her the prestigious award, Etinosa said, “I would say passion. I put my all into every project I accept to be a part of. I do it like my life depends on it.”
“I actually lose myself completely to each character I embody as an actor. I guess that’s what makes me different. If I’m allowed to, I would say there is also an unusual anointing upon my life. I carry grace.”
The series movie, ‘Blood of Enogie’, is a Nigerian contemporary film which was produced and directed for ROK Nigeria by Canadian-Nigerian director, Charles Uwagbai. The series was a play centered on a cursed king, his numerous choices and how those choices affected his kingdom.