Funke Akindele emerges as the Best Actress at the “Yoruba Movie Academy Awards”… View Winners!

Honorary Awards went to:

Expectations were high following the widely publicized movie award, a break away from the usual norm. It was the maiden edition of the Yoruba Movie Academy Awards which held at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta, Ogun state. The governor played host to Tunde Oshinibosi’s (aka Laface)vision of honoring filmmakers in the movie industry using the indigenous language (Yoruba) as a means of communication. The awardees no doubt earned the awards presented to them. Below is a list of the nominees and winners:

BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Yomi Fash Lanso
Odunlade Adekola (Winner)
Muyiwa Ademola
Femi Adebayo
Femi Branch

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Fathia Balogun
Toyin Aimakhu
Funke Akindele (Winner)
Bimbo Akintola
Mosun Filani

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Ebun Oloyede
Antar Laniyan
Dele Odule
Taiwo Hassan
Adebayo Salami (Winner)

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Rachel Oniga
Sola Sobowale
Fausat Balogun
Toyin Afolayan
Peju Ogunmola (Winner)

BEST COMEDY ACTOR

Lanre Omiyinka (Ijesa)
Bolaji Amusan (Mr. Latin)
Afeez Oyetoro (Saka) (Winner)
Adekola Tijani
Olaniyi Afonja (Sanyeri)

YMAA BEST CROSSOVER ACTOR

Kelvin Ikeduba (Winner)
Rykardo Agbor (Winner)
Mercy Aigbe
Doris Simeon
Rose Odika

MOST PROMISING ACTOR

Tinuke Ogungbe
Damola Olatunji
Gabriel Afolayan (Winner)
Bisi Komolafe
Kayode Akinbayo

BEST MUSICIAN IN AN ACTING ROLE

Pasuma
Idris Abdulkareem
Saheed Osupa (Winner)
Obesere
Sexy Steel

BEST YORUBA CULTURAL MOVIE

Isese (Winner)
Kujenra
Kolo Kolo
Akuko Oran
Irawo Oke

BEST DIRECTOR

Bayo Alawiye
Abbey Lanre (Winner)
Adebayo Tijani
Muyideen S. Ayinde
Lasun Ray

ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND

Imisi Esu
Emi Abata (Winner)
Ise
Baba Kamimo Won
Kuta Nle

ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY

Kuta Nle
Ise (Winner)
Ransom
Baba Kamimo Won
Emi Abata

YMAA BEST MARKETER

Olasco Films
Corporate Pictures (Winner)
Toymax Film
Almaroof
Epsalum Productions

Lere Paimo
Tunde Kelani
Moses Olaiya
Adeyemi Afolayan
Idowu Philips
Hubert Ogunde
Alade Aromire

It’s a good move, won’t be surprised if others as usual join in the copy cat race…

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17 Responses to Funke Akindele emerges as the Best Actress at the “Yoruba Movie Academy Awards”… View Winners!

  1. omowumi says:

    u ar doin a great job….i luv u all

  2. mary olamide says:

    I went 2 join movie Ђδω can i

  3. u are all gud keep it of

  4. Abiodun Daria says:

    Wao, this is an awesome initiative, we pray that it grows and takes its pride of place in Africa and the world. Kudos to Ogun State Goverment, hopefully the Government will be responsible enough to know where its limits lie on projects like this. Bravo to all who concieved and contrived to bring the fab concept to life!

  5. Sunmola mufutau says:

    Congrat to all winners,keep it up.others put more effort.

  6. Lanre Apakala says:

    I want more dan dat 4rm people keep it

  7. Taiwo Ajibola Sherif says:

    Sanyeri suppose to be best commedian actor of the year………..

  8. Taiwo Ajibola Sherif says:

    Olaniyi Afonja suppose to be the best commedian actor of the year……

  9. Ajarat says:

    You people are really trying, may almighty allah gives u more strength nd power 2 be doing well. We luvs u all

  10. Nofisat says:

    She is really tryin

  11. I luv u all,u guy r really doin a great job,i ll like 2 join d niger movie industry

  12. Obasi Sandra says:

    God i thank u so much 4 being there 4 my lovely Actor Odunlade Adekola & my lovely Actress Funke Akindele.u both merit d Award given 2u. Baba G will continue 2inspire u. Bros i hail u oo.Funke gbo gbo lefti joor ooo.infact u guys are 3much.

  13. Bolaji yinusa says:

    U are all doing great work all d time am happy 4u all,thanks

  14. Bolaji yinusa says:

    I am happy 2see my best fans in music in this particuller award wish is dr alhaji saheed osupa okunola,i am one of ur best supporter in safejo amukoko luv u like my parent.

  15. SEGUN D LAW says:

    I love yoruba actors I won’t to be one of them pls help me. People. God we bless you.

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