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People can no longer refuse to watch Yoruba movies- Bukunmi Oluwasina



Actress, Bukunmi Oluwasina has opened up on her shared onscreen chemistry with her colleague, Lateef Adedimeji.

Recall that the duo played onscreen lovers in the famed movie, ‘Jagun Jagun’.

Speaking in a chat with The Entertainment Reporter, she said:” This is not the first time people talk about chemistry between Adedimeji and I. Its like that because when there are two actors, who are great actors,  its always very exceptional  and unique when they are paired together”.

Asked about the growth of Nollywood, she said:”I am happy that Nollywood is getting better every day because so many times I have heard people say ‘I don’t watch Yoruba movies. Now they cannot say it. Because people will tell you the kind of Yoruba movies you are missing. The thing about the movie industry is that once a person sets a pace, a lot of people will try to surpass it.It ends up looking like a competiiton but at the same time, it develops other people.Its a good thing that our culture and tradition are making its way into our productions”.

 The versatile actress noted that she is happy to be part of the generation where Nollywood is rebranding.

 “It’s a good time for Nollywood in general because I am happy to be part of this generaiton where  we are finally  rebranding and creating  magical movies.We are telling our stories and representing ourselves in a magnificent way. Now its like everybody wants to shoot a cultural movie .Everybody is doing epic now. Its a good feeling for Nollywood in general, it’s a wake up call.Because no one will tell our stories like us.We are the makers of this stories, they are our stories”.