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How I Got Into Nollywood - Patience Ozokwor

Veteran Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwor used social media to share about her early years in the Nollywood film industry.

According to the 62-year-old actress, she was popular for radio drama and stage play before she was drawn to Nollywood by her two classmates in Esute mature university program.

Taking to her official Instagram page, the actress shared a throwback photo of her young self, noting that the photo was from her Nollywood debut.

Patience Ozokwor also reveals that she was introduced to the film industry by Chef Zebrudaya, also known as Chika Okpala, and Pete Eneh, who is now late.

The actress said the men were her classmates and were intrigued that she made them laugh in class.

According to Patience Ozokwor, the men arranged for her to come to Nollywood. Patience noted that before she started acting on television, she did radio drama and stage plays.

In her words,

“Early years in Nollywood, eyes firmly on the goal

“I was introduced to Nollywood by chief Zebrudaya (Chika Okpala) and Pete Eneh (may God continue to rest his soul). They were my class mates in Esute mature university program. They couldn’t believe how much I made them laugh everyday in class 🤣

“They practically dragged me into Nollywood (story for another day). Before then I was doing radio drama and stage play”.

See her post below,

In other news, popular Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwor has received a car gift from her children as a surprise birthday present to celebrate her 62nd birthday.

The actress whose birthday was on Monday, September 14th, 2020 described her 62nd birthday as special, while she thanked everyone that took out time to reach out to her.

The gospel singer who was extremely delighted shed tears of joy as she received the brand new car from her children.

According to Patience Ozokwor, she’s yet to recover from the surprise she got on her birthday.

Taking to her Instagram to share photos from the memorable day, she wrote,

“I am still recovering from yesterday’s surprise. There is something so special about this birthday. Thank you to everyone who reached out and who said a prayer for me. (Continue reading here)

 

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