Veteran Nollywood actress and filmmaker, Genevieve Nnaji, celebrated two decades in the film industry with a reflective New Year post. Nnaji, through her Twitter handle shared an appreciative message to her fans, which doubled as her New Year message.
Sharing a picture of ‘Lion Heart’s script, she expressed gratitude for her twentieth year in the art of filmmaking.
Nnaji, who recently premiered her directorial debut, ‘Lion Heart’, began acting at the age of 19 in 1998 with the movie, ‘Most Wanted’. The 39-year-old won the Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA) for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005, making her the first actress to win the award.
On September seventh, 2018, her directorial debut, ‘Lion Heart’, was acquired by online streaming service, Netflix; making it the first Netflix original film from Nigeria.