Undoubtedly, the industry has produced a lot of creativity in the last few years who are today putting in their efforts to take the Yoruba movie genre to the zenith via the work of their hands which includes acting, movie productions, costumes, make ups and many others. However, Yorubamoviegist.com did a research on the best 20 new female movie producers who did well in 2015 and may at any moment from now become stars through their movie productions. With numbers of movie productions which are yet to be unleashed to market by the Films marketers in Arena Oshodi, Lagos, this set of actresses/producers have already featured in numbers of blockbuster movies which will be released in 2016. Having done that, these actresses are not relenting as they continue shooting more movies. They are:
Ado Ekiti State-born actress, Abolanle Abudusalam is in the front-line when it comes to beauty. The star in the making has been making statement in the industry since she joined in 2006. Omidan Abolanle as she is fondly called by fans shot her debut movie titled “Kosenitoye” a few years ago and this launched her to the industry. Subsequently, she produced Itakun ife in 2012 before Aturota in 2013. The 4th one was Oba Adetoyese and the last released from her was titled Alaborun. All these movies were fantastic and she is set to put the best of her on display this year.
Next on this list is pretty actress, Kanyinsola Momoh. The Abeokuta Ogun State-based actress delved into acting not long ago but she has carved a niche for herself. Her acting prowess is unique and incomparable. Her role in a movie titled Ayipada made her a force to reckon with in the industry. She is also planning to storm location for the shooting of her new movie.
Victoria Kolawole aka Omo –Gaga, a Native of Akure, the Capital of Ondo State is another fantastic female producer to watch in the Yoruba movie industry. She’s an Actress cum Producer. She has Produced 3 Major Movies including Owuromi, Abike Standing and Omo Gaga. Her latest released was titled Ajabo.
Ogunsakin Oluwatayo Jane is an actress to reckon with at all times. The Ado Ekiti-born actress who is also a graduate of Biological Science from the National Open University of Nigeria did extremely well for herself in acting in 2015. For her, acting is something she had always wanted to do because it started from her days in primary school. She managed to practice when she got to secondary school, but her parents stopped her after her appearance in some series showing on local Television stations because. She had a long time break and made her returned into acting via the help of her uncle who handed her over to his friend in the industry named Alex Shabi. Right now, Tayo is among the new actresses everyone is talking about in the industry. She also got some fantastic stories to film this year.
Amiable, pretty and lovely Joke Jigan, known in the industry as Bisola Beyonce is a big thing waiting to happen. Even though she only started acting professionally few years ago, she has produced five of her own films. She is one of the hottest actresses making waves now in the Yoruba movie industry. The beautiful actress has a lot going for her and she will probably take over the industry soon with her thrilling movies.
A quick flip through at the name Mercy Ajoke Ebosele would suggest the region of Nigeria this actress comes from. But she has pinched her tent and made a name for herself in the Yoruba film industry. Though not too tall to go for a beauty contest, but one thing that cannot be taken away from her is how sexy this baby faced beau can be. We can attest to that. Mercy is a graduate of Theatre Arts from University of Ibadan and she carved a niche for herself when she joined Muyiwa Ademola’s Authentic School of Arts. She has produced a couple of movies in the past. She one of the promising female producers to watch in 2016.
Standing in front of this sexy actress, I bet you would be carried away by the following; the softness of her palm, her mild smile, the smoothness of her skin colour, her beauty, her sexy looks, which has over the years made her the toast of big boys watching the industry. That is what Bidemi Kosoko, daughter of veteran actor, Jide Kosoko epitomizes. After her role in Korikoto which bagged her New Actress of the year in 2013, the petite actress has featured in so many hit movies. She got a lot to offer this year.
The slim fit actress joined the movie industry a few years back via Femi Adebayo’s J15 School of Performing Arts and since then she has always been a toast of several big boys in town. Aisha is also a graduate of law. She has taken part in some movies, soaps and sitcoms. She produced several movies so far which are Ami Agbara, Irugbin, Imu and Shadow. She is among the producers to watch right now in the industry.
One actress some have tipped to rule the industry in 2016 is Olusola Idowu, who is presently paying her dues in the industry. The Ogun state-born star in the making has been making statement in the industry since she joined in 2005. Before then, she begins her training from her boss, Ganiyu Quadri. For her, Liz-Benson has been her mentor and a sour of inspiration before she ventured into it a couple of years ago. She is also pretty and hot in the industry. She released her debut movie titled “Sorry” a few weeks ago, which was a hit and this made her a force to reckon with in the industry.
Sexy actress, Ayonimofe Oniyibo is one of the glamorous girls in the industry and she is not resting on her oars. She is an actress who keeps herself busy. She got into acting not long ago but she has set a pace for herself. She recently shot another blockbuster movie entitled Tania and Folajomi. Right now, there is a strong indication that talented Onibiyo is set to storm location for the shooting of another movie titled ‘’Aolat’’, another touching story that will rule you TV screen soon.
Talking about beauty, Ferrari Tonia Okoro is indeed in the frontline. This is because she is gifted with beautiful face, skin and of course, her figure 8 shape speaks volume. She is the producer of the famous movie titled “Emi Meji” which was released to market a couple of months ago. She joined the industry in 2008 but she started making waves recently. She had earlier exploited the corporate industry before she joined acting. The pretty babe has so many things working for her in the industry since she ventured into it. Tonia is a movie producer, actress and a beautician. She was born to a Nigerian father by a Cameroonian mother. She is also set to rule 2016 with lovely movie productions.
Another talented actress who will shine in 2016 is dashing actress, Mariam Akande famously known as OMO VC. Apart from her pretty face, one will definitely scream after setting eyes on her behind. At your first contact with her, you will be carried away; not because she is the prettiest babe in the industry but Omo VC has this carriage that gets her noticed anywhere she goes. She was born and brought up in ilorin, Kwara State and she graduated from Kwara State Polytechnics Ilorin in Public Administration Studies a few years ago. She came into film industry through a brother and she has done so much for herself.
The next person on this list is none other than the U.K based actress, Kenny George who got into acting in 2011 and started producing movies including Egbo Inu, Ojo Eti, Ejika, Ishana, Eje Aburomi, Diary, Koto, Pasan and Ofege. She is one actress who is born with a bunch of skills.
Big, bold and beautiful Yetunde Bakare is one babe who movie directors and producers cannot toy with in the make believe world. The producer of the much anticipated movie titled, “Asiyan” that was released a few days ago is also ruling the industry with her creativity.
Last year 2015, fast rising actress, Opeyemi Balogun premiered her debut movie titled ‘‘Pamolaya’’ in Lagos where Sule Alao MalaIka thrilled guests. Opeyemi is the youngest movie producer in the Yoruba movie industry at the moment. She got into acting when she enrolled for Afeez Owo’s school of performing arts. Subsequently, she left to join Samson Kogberegbe Group. She is currently in location to shoot another movie and she has featured in numbers of movies. Her best will be unveiled in 2016
Tajudeen Agbede is a name that will ring a bell to everyone in Nigeria especially in Lagos social scene. He is the National Union of Road and Transport Workers in Nigeria and also a popular socialite and he is the Lagos state chairman for the union. This cool headed man is popular but not many people know that one of his beautiful daughters is a filmmaker; her name is Habibat Farri Agbede. She got into the movie industry 3 years ago and she has been doing well for herself. This sexy, young lady, studied sociology in Covenant University and will be getting a master’s degree in production or cinematography anytime soon. She is also not left out in this category.
Another new and wave making Yoruba actress rocking the industry right now is Ifeoluwa Olawale. She released her much publicized movie, Amu Idunnu which is also her debut production. She recently produced a movie called Ajoke Apesin which stared a lot of big players in the industry.
No doubt, Funmi Awelewa who got into acting in August 2013 but joining the industry late is nothing to talk about, because the sexy actress has never let this weigh her down as she continue to climb the ladder with so many elegance. She is one of the prettiest babes rocking Yoruba movies at the moment. She recently produced a movie titled Aromimawe and her face has been regular in most movies emanating from Ibadan movie scene.
She is one of the popular Yoruba actresses cum costumiers currently rocking Ibadan movie scene. Omolara Samuel fully joined acting not long ago but tremendously doing well for herself. The actress who deals in production costumes and artistes’ wardrobe management with her big edifice in Bodija Ibadan, Oyo State is the producer of popular Yoruba movies like Derinsola. She recently stormed location for the shooting her 2 news movies titled Ruth Abokoku and Tomori.
Another miss beauty in the industry is Temitope Solaja. The hopeful actress was starred in a movie titled, Opolo. She shot a new movie titled Aruga which stars a lot of top actors and actresses. She is also one of the happening girls in the industry. She has so many things to exhibit in 2016.