[Biography] Odunlade Adekola

0
8

odunlade adekola new photos

Odunlade Adekola (born 31 December 1978) is a Nigerian actor, singer, film-maker, producer and director. He recently starred in and produced a new movie called Adebayo Aremu AbereHe is the CEO of (Odunlade Adekola Film Production) OAFP.

Early life

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 .

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.

Career

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 webosphere.

Awards and honours

  • City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2009)
  • Gen Chochona Tallest Award 1901
  • City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2011)
  • City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2014)
  • City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor of the Year (2015)
  • African Magic Movie Award for Best Actor
  • African Magic Movie Award for Best Existing Actor in the movie Pepeye Meje

Filmography

  • Alani pamolekun (2015)
  • Asiri Gomina Wa (2003)
  • Mufu Olosa Oko (2013)
  • Kabi O Osi (2014)
  • Oyenusi (2014)
  • Sunday Dagboru (2010)
  • Monday omo adugbo(2010)
  • Emi Nire Kan (2009)
  • Eje Tutu (2015)
  • Ma ko fun e (2014)
  • Gbolahan (2015)
  • Oju Eni Mala (2015)
  • Kurukuru (2015)
  • Olosha (2015)
  • Omo Colonel (2015)
  • Aroba(2015)
  • Oro (2015)
  • Baleku (2015)
  • Babatunde Ishola Folorunsho(2015)
  • Adebayo Aremu Abere’ (2015)
  • Adajo Agba (2015)
  • Oyun Esin(2015)
  • Taxi Driver: Oko Ashewo (2015)
  • Samu Alajo(2016)
  • Sunday gboku gboku (2016)
  • Abi eri re fo ni (2016)
  • “Igbesemi” (2016)
  • “Lawonloju” (2016)
  • “Pepeye Meje” (2016)
  • Asiri Ikoko (2016)
  • Pate Pate (2017)
  • Adura (2017)
  • Ere Mi (2017)
  • Okan Oloore (2017)
  • Ota (2017)
  • Owiwi (2017)
  • Agbara Emi (2017)
  • Critical Evidence (2017)
  • Olowori (2017)
  • Iku Lokunrin (2017)
  • Eku Meji (2017)
Odunlade Adekola
Born 31 December 1978
Abeokuta, Ogun, Erin Ekiti, Nigeria
Nationality Nigerian
Citizenship Nigerian
Occupation
  • Actor
  • filmmaker
  • Director
  • producer
Years active 2006-present
Known for Sunday Dagboru, Alani Pamolekun, Mufu Oloosha oko, Adebayo Aremu Abere
Parent(s) Pastor & Deaconess. Adekola

Get Free Email Updates!

Signup now and receive an email once I publish new content.

I will never give away, trade or sell your email address. You can unsubscribe at any time.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here