Nadia Buari

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Nadia Buari
Born (1982-11-21) November 21, 1982 (age 32)
Sekondi-Takordi, Ghana
Occupation Actress

Nadia Buari (born 21 November 1982)[1] is a Ghanaian actress. She received two nominations for Best Actress in a Leading Role at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2007 and 2009.[2][3]

Early life[edit]

Buari is the daughter of Sidiku Buari, a Ghanaian musician. She studied performing arts at the University of Ghana and graduated with a BFA degree.[4] She was born in 1980, in Takoradie, Ghana to a musician and a producer called Alhaji Sidiku Buari and mother who is a beautician called Hajia Buari. Throughout her school life she was actively involved in school drama and dance clubs.[5]

Career[edit]

Buari premiered on Ghanaian national television with the TV series Games People Play in late 2005.[6] Her first major film was Mummy's Daughter, after which she starred in Beyonce: The President's Daughter. Her role as "Beyonce" was her major breakthrough. Her movie career began with her playing a role in the TV series Games People Play in 2005, which she got nominated for best actress.[7] She has starred in more than 20 movies.[8] In 2013 she came out with her own movie called The Diary of Imogen Brown.[9] Nadia is also an ambassador at Tablet India Limited (TIL), a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer with high quality products in 2013.[10] Nadia believes her secret to her success is self-motivation.[11] She is often compare to some Hollywood superstars and is hoping that someday she could be like them.[11] Nadia father was a huge figure in the arts industry in Ghana with several positions like the president of the Ghana musicians Union as well as the Vice president of International Federation of Musician. Her father’s footsteps influence her to a present career of an actress. In order for her to reach her goals she made it art a treasure for valuing morals and bring meaning into nature.[11]

Nollywood breakthrough and success[edit]

Personal life[edit]

She once dated Michael Essien. As of January 2014, she is dating Nollywood actor Jim Iyke and the relationship is bobbling each day with the couple releasing pictures of their tours around the world when Nadia had her birthday.[12] On 21 March, 2014, Iyke proposed to Nadia with a six-carat-diamond ring, which was designed for specially selected countries including Ghana, Gabon, with London providing the final finish.[13]

Recognitions[edit]

As a reputed actress, she continues to stand tall among peers in her career leading to some amazing recogntions across the globe. In 2014 the African Achievers Awards gave her a 'SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD'[14] in an event held in Accra, Ghana. She also took the Pan African Actress award at the annual Nigerian Entertainment Awards[15] in New York

Filmography[edit]

  • Beyoncé — The President Daughter
  • The Return of Beyoncé
  • Mummy’s Daughter
  • Darkness of Sorrow
  • Slave to Lust
  • In The Eyes of My Husband
  • American Boy
  • Wicked Intentions
  • Tomorrow Must Wait
  • Hidden Treasure
  • Beyonce & Rihanna
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • My Last Ambition
  • Love, Lies and Murder
  • secret lie
  • Okun Omo Iya
  • Tori Iya Mi
  • Aye Jemila
  • Diekola
  • Ojo Iranti
  • Aworawo
  • Goat Lover
  • Mr and Mrs Ibu
  • The Angle Against The Monster
  • Heartless
  • Olugbala
  • Last Hour Romance
  • Under My Pillow
  • Speechless
  • Holding Hope (2010)
  • Desperate Bride
  • Innocent Sin
  • Guilty Threat
  • The Golden Lady
  • Satanic Kingdom
  • Rough Rider
  • Crazy Scandal
  • Unfaithful
  • The Monster In Me
  • Bad Egg
  • Garden of Eden
  • No More Love
  • Single and Married (2012)
  • My Dove
  • Forbidden Fruit (2009)

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