Lala Akindoju, one of Nigeria’s famed professional actors, shines in the
latest Tunde Kelani movie ‘Dazzling Mirage’, which is now in
Mirage is the story of a talented, beautiful young sickle-cell sufferer
who overcomes social stigma, prejudice and her own low self-esteem, to
achieve success, marriage and motherhood.
The actress is known mostly for her work on stage with plays like The V
Monologues and Ola Rotimi’s The Gods are not to Blame. This year, she
made her pivot to the screen with box office hit ‘Alan Poza’ and a
steady role on MNET Series, Tinsel. Lala is also Casting Director for
GTBANK Ndani’s ‘Gidi Up’.
Photos from the movie set released by the producers today are below.
About Kemi Lala Akindoju
Kemi Lala Akindoju is one of the most talented young actresses working
in Nigeria at the moment. She was born March 8, 1987, and she is from
Ondo State (Nigeria, studied Insurance at University of Lagos, and she
also holds a master’s degree in Media and Communication from the Pan
African University. She has appeared in over 70 stage productions,
playing roles such as Amope in Wole Soyinka’s Trials of Brother Jero,
Ojuola in Ola Rotimi’s The Gods are not to Blame, Sizwe in Athol
Fugard’s Sizwe Bansi is Dead, and Iyaloja in Wole Soyinka’s Death and
the King’s Horseman. In 2010, she won the award for Actor of the Year at
The Future Awards – on the strength of her performance as a stage actor.
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