Thursday, 31 December 2015

Nollywood Actor, Odunlade Adekola Clocks 37 Today

Nollywood Actor, Odunlade Adekola Clocks 37 Today
Nollywood actor cum producer, Odunlade Adekola is 37 today. The talented actor was born on December 31, 1978 in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State. He attended St John’s Primary School and St. Peter’s College in Abeokuta, where he obtained the West African School Certificate Examination before he later 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. This request was always granted and 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. In 1996, he joined the Association of Nigeria Theatre Arts Arts Practitioners, ANTP and was under the tutelage of the late Nollywood actor and producer, Isola Durojaiye also known as Alasari.
He has starred, scripted, produced and directed several Nigerian films over the years. In April 2014, he won the Africa Movie Academy Awards, having emerged as best actor of the year, alongside Fathia Balogun who emerged as best actress of the year. In December 2015, He mark his entrance into the Nigerian music industry with a release of an album that is a compilation of his songs in movies.


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