Ali Nuhu

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Ali Nuhu
Born
Ali Nuhu Mohammed

(1974-03-15) 15 March 1974 (age 45)[1][2]
ResidenceKano, Nigeria
NationalityNigerian
EducationGeography (B.A)
Alma materUniversity of Jos[2]
OccupationFilm Actor, Producer, Dancer,Singer, Script Writer[3]
Years active1999–present
Spouse(s)Maimuna Ali Nuhu
Children2
Websitehttp://www.alinuhu.net

Ali Nuhu Mohammed (born 15 March 1974) is a Nigerian film actor, producer, director, dancer and script writer.[4][5][6] He acts in both Hausa and English movies and is often referred as the "King of Kannywood" by the media,[7][8][9][10] Kannywood referring to the Hausa film industry headquartered in Kano, Nigeria. Ali is most followed male celebrity in the Kannywood industry and Also the indigenous celebrity in Africa.[6][11]

Early life and education[edit]

Nuhu was born in Maiduguri, Borno State, in northeastern Nigeria.[12] His father Nuhu Poloma hailed from Balanga town of Gombe State and his mother Fatima Karderam Digema from Bama local government of Borno State. He grew up in Jos, and Kano State. After high school education he received a Bachelors of Art degree in Geography from the University of Jos. He did his National Service in Ibadan, Oyo State.[13][12] He later attended University of Southern California for a course in film production and cinematic arts.

Acting career[edit]

Ali Nuhu entered the Hausa film industry in 1999[1] as an actor and appeared in over 260 Hausa movies and 150 English movies. He participated in a film training program at the Asian School of Media Studies in Noida, New Delhi, India.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

Kannywood Movies[edit]

Film ↑ Year
Abaya ND
Abin Sirri Ne ND
Alhini ND
Ali ND
Alkebba ND
Ambato ND
Aska Tara ND
Zuwa Da Kai ND
Uwar Miji (Mother In-Law) ND
'Ya 'Ya Na ND
Ina Miji Na? ND
Gambiza ND
Namijin Duniya ND
Dama da Hauni ND
Ga Fili Mai Doki ND
Masu Aji ND
Zo Mu Zauna ND
Mashi ND
Gida da Waje ND
Yanayi ND
Farin Wata ND
Sakayya ND
Harafin So ND
Zuciya Ko Ruhi ND
Sangaya ND
Kauna ND
Bashin Gaba ND
Mai Gadon Zinare ND
Ragowar Yaki ND
Kishin Mata ND
Jurwaye ND
Fitilar Dare ND
Rana da Wata ND
Umarnin Uwa ND
Gadan Ga ND
Sabon Shafi ND
Hawan Girma ND
Khalid ND
Maraichi ND
Har Abada ND
Qiyasi ND
Shamsiyya ND
Tawakkali ND
Raliya ND
Maryam Diyana ND
Rawani ND
Ban Ga Masoyi Ba ND
Gidan Iko ND
Zamba ND
Kamilalla ND
Nazari ND
Garinmu da Zafi (Dawo-Dawo) ND
Bilal ND
Bahaushiya ND
Gida Uku 2018
Mujadala 2018
Mebeena 2018
Kawayen Amarya 2018
Matar Makwabci 2018
Rariya 2017
Dangin Miji 2017
Ba Tabbas 2017
Mansoor 2017
Zuciya Da Hawaye 2017
Wacece Sarauniya? 2017
Jarumta 2016
Mu'amalat 2016
Dattijo 2016
Shinaz 2016
Igiyar Zato 2016
Halacci 2015
'Yar Tasha 2015
Wutar Gaba 2015
Bani Bake 2015
Gamu Nan Dai 2015
Uba da 'Da 2015
Baya da Kura 2015
Ba'asi 2015
Sallamar So 2015
Kurman Allo 2015
Nasibi 2015
Hanyar Kano 2014
Sirrin Da Ke Raina 2014
Mai Dalilin Aure (Match Maker) 2014
Jinin Jiki Na 2014
Garbati 2014
'Ya daga Allah 2014
Idan Hakane 2014
Kanin Miji 2014
Mati da Lado 2014
Sai a Lahira 2014
Munafikin Mata 2014
Duniyar Nan 2014
So Aljannar Duniya 2014
Hujja 2014
Hakkin Miji 2014
Andamali 2013
Dakin Amarya 2013
Nadawo Gareki 2013
Wani Gari 2013
Da Kishiyar Gida 2013
Haske 2013
Lamiraj 2013
Jarumin Maza 2013
Fari Da Baki 2013
Zuri'a 2013
Mai Jego 2013
Mai Farin Jini 2013
Halisa 2013
Matar Jami'a 2013
Kudi A Duhu 2013
Madubin Dubawa 2012
Gani Gaka 2012
Wani Hanin 2012
Kudi A Duhu 2012
Son Zuciya 2012
Dan Marayan Zaki 2012
Kara da Kiyashi 2012
Rai Dai 2012
Hubbi 2012
Bazan Barki Ba 2012
Son Mai So 2012
Blood and Henna 2012
Maza Da Mata 2012
Noor (The Light) 2012
Talatu 2012
Kona Gari 2012
Adamsy 2011
Alhaki Kwikwiyo 2011
Armala 2011
Malika 2011
Tsaraba 2011
Mutallab 2011
Mai Zamani 2011
Jaraba 2011
Ke Duniya 2011
Toron Giwa 2011
Fisabilillahi 2011
Muradi 2011
Rai Da Buri 2011
Ankwa 2011
'Yan Mata 2010
Mai Ladabi 2010
Sarauta 2010
Kukan Zaki (the Lion's Cry) 2010
Balaraba 2010
Ladidin Baba 2010
Dan Sarki 2010
Sai Wata Rana 2010
Wasila 2010
Artabu (A Mazauna) 2009
Dijangala 2008
Hafsah 2007
Bana Bakwai 2007
Sabon Sarki 2006
Jamhuriya 2005
Taurari 2005
Gwamnati 2003

NOLLYWOOD MOVIES[edit]

Year Title Role Genre Production Company
2007 Sitanda Actor Drama
2011 Carbin Kwai Actor Drama
2012 Madubin Dubawa Actor Drama
2012 Last Flight to Abuja Actor Drama Nollywood Film Factory
2013 Blood and Henna Actor Drama Newage Networks
2013 Confusion Na Wa Actor Drama Cinema KpataKpata
2013 Wani Hanin Actor Drama
2014 Matan Gida Actor Drama
2015 Jinin Jikina Actor Drama
2016 Nasibi Actor Drama
2016 Ojukokoro Actor Drama Singularity Media
2017 Banana Island Ghost Actor Drama

Awards and nominations[edit]

Nuhu is one of the most decorated actors in the Hausa Cinema.[14] On October 7, 2018 he was conferred an honorary doctorate degree in entrepreneurship and youth development by ISM Adonai American University Cotonou.[15]

Year Award Category Result
2005 Arewa Films Award Best Actor Won
2007 3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Upcoming Actor award Won
2008 The Future Award Best Actor Won
2011 Zulu African Film Academy Awards Best Actor (Indigenous) Won
2012 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor (Hausa) Won
2013 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Supporting Actor Nominated
2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards Best Actor Won
2013 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor (Hausa) Won
2013 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Face Won
2014 Kannywood Awards Best Actor Won
2014 Leadership Awards Best Artiste Won
2014 City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor Won
2014 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Face Won
2014 Arewa Music and Movie Awards Pride of Kannywood Won
2014 Arewa Music and Movie Awards Best Actor (Popular) Won
2015 19th African Film Awards Most Outstanding Actor Won
2015 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor (Hausa) Won
2015 Kannywood Awards Best Actor (Popular) Won
2015 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Personality Won
2016 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Actor (Hausa) Won
2016 Arewa Music and Movie Awards Best Actor Won
2016 Kannywood Awards Best Actor Nominated
2016 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Face Nominated
2016 Arewa Creative Industry Awards Entertainment Award Won
2016 Wazobia FM's COWA Awards Excellent Entertainer Won
2017 Northern Nigeria Peace Awards Best Actor Won
2017 City People Entertainment Awards Kannywood Face Won
2017 City People Entertainment Awards Best Actor Nominated
2017 Best of Nollywood Awards Special Recognition Award Pending

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Actors -Ali Nuhu". hausafilms.tv. Hausa Films TV. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  2. ^ a b "About Ali Nuhu". thenet.ng. The Trent Nigeria. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Abin da ya sa ba za a saki faya-fayen fim din Mansoor yanzu ba- Ali Nuhu". bbc.com/hausa. BBC. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Yaushe Ali Nuhu zai daina rawa da waka a fim?". bbc.com/hausa. BBC. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Fina-Finan Hausa Ne Jigo Na, Inji Ali Nuhu". voahausa.com. Voice of America. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Ali Nuhu returns to school". premiumtimesng.com. Premium Times. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  7. ^ "Ali Nuhu, Adam Zango, others win awards in London". premiumtimesng.com. Premium Times. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  8. ^ "Cherie Noodles unveils Ali Nuhu, Aishat Aliyu Tsamiya as Brand Ambassadors". guadian.ng. The Guardian. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  9. ^ "An karrama Ali Nuhu da Adam Zango a London". bbc.com/hausa. BBC. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  10. ^ "Ali Nuhu ya nemi gafarar mutane". bbc.com/hausa. BBC. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  11. ^ "Kannywood". bbc.com/hausa. BBC. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  12. ^ a b "Yanzu Jama'a Sun Fara Fahimta Da Rungumar Ayyukanmu-In Ji Jarumi Ali Nuhu". voahausa.com. Voice of America. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  13. ^ "Ali Nuhu Biography". alinuhu.net. Ali Nuhu. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  14. ^ "Sharia Affected Cinema Culture In Northern Nigeria – Nuhu". leadership.ng. Leadership Newspaper. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  15. ^ "Ali Nuhu honoured with Doctorate by Cotonou University – Daily Trust". Daily Trust. 2018-10-10. Retrieved 2018-10-11.

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