- Nollywood veteran actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo reminisces on an old movie he featured in.
- Known for his iconic portrayal of ritualist characters in films, Kanayo proudly declared that he holds the distinction of being the first Nigerian actor hired to fly in a helicopter for a movie.
- This comes amid trending several clips from KOK’s ritual movies.
Nollywood icon, Anayo Modestus Onyekwere, widely known as Kanayo O. Kanayo, has been making waves on social media lately, with some of his old ritual-themed videos resurfacing and becoming a trending topic.
However, amidst the trend, Kanayo recently revealed an impressive record that many people were not aware of, setting himself apart as a pioneer in the Nollywood movie industry.
In a statement of gratitude, Kanayo expressed his appreciation for God’s faithfulness in his life, acknowledging that he holds the distinction of being the first Nigerian actor hired as a performer to fly in a helicopter for a movie.
This revelation showcased a remarkable achievement, highlighting the growth and evolution of Nollywood over the years.
Reflecting on the accomplishment, the veteran actor acknowledged that taking on such a daring role involved numerous risks, all undertaken to entertain his fans and contribute to the growth of the film industry. In his social media post, he humorously shared that there was no insurance coverage for him during the helicopter scenes, jesting that any misfortune would have led to death.
Kanayo’s post not only celebrated his individual feat but also paid tribute to the progress of Nollywood as a whole. The industry has evolved significantly, and the risks taken by actors and filmmakers alike have contributed to its growth and recognition on both the local and international stages.
“God has been faithful to me in the industry. First Nigerian Actor to be hired as a performer to fly in a helicopter in a movie. #KOKisOK #OCHIAGHA IGBO NINE. Nollywood has really come a long way. No insurance oooo, any kpam for helicopter, man don waka. The many risks we took to entertain you. Kudos to Amaco Group.”
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