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Ali Nuhu

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Nationality  Nigeria
Name  Ali Nuhu
Occupation  Actor
Role  Actor

Years active  1999–present
Children  Fatima Nuhu, Ahmad Nuhu
Siblings  Ibrahim B Nuhu
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Born  15 March 1974 (age 41) (1974-03-15) Maiduguri, Borno State
Spouse  Maimuna Garba Ja Abdulkadir
Parents  Hajia Fatima Karderam Digema, Nuhu Poloma
Movies  Last Flight to Abuja, Confusion Na Wa, Sitanda, Blood and Henna
Similar People  Kenneth Gyang, Obi Emelonye, Izu Ojukwu, Danja

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Ali Nuhu Mohammed (born 15 March 1974) is a Nigerian actor, producer, director, dancer and script writer. Referred to in the media as the "King of Kannywood", having been appeared in hundreds of Hausa Language and English Language films.


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Early life and family

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Nuhu was born in Maiduguri, Borno, in northeastern Nigeria. His father Nuhu Poloma hailed from Balanga town of Gombe State and his mother Fatima Karderam Digema from Bama village of Borno State. Nuhu grow up and spent the highest number of his years in Kano. He attended Riga Special Primary School, Government Commercial Secondary School and Science Secondary School in Kano State where he obtained Primary and Secondary school certificate respectively. Nuhu is an alumnus of University of Jos where he obtained a degree in Geography. He later attended University of Southern California for a course in film production and cinematic arts.

Acting career

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Ali Nuhu entered the Hausa film industry in 1999 as an actor and appeared in over 160 Hausa movies and 110 English movies. He participate in a film training program at the Asian School of Media Studies in Noida, New Delhi, India


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Ali Nuhu's filmography

Awards and nominations

Nuhu is one of the most decorated actors in the Hausa Cinema, earned numerous accolades than any other actor in Kannywood. Nuhu won the Best Upcoming Actor award at the 3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards. He was nominated as the Best Actor in a supporting role at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards and won Best Actor in a film at the 2013 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.

Other Recognition includes:

  • 2002 with the movie YANAYI
  • 2003 with the movie SUTURA
  • 2004 with the movie RUHI
  • Best Actor Hausa THE AFROHOLLYWOOD AWARD in London
  • STARS in the movie Award 2008
  • References

    Ali Nuhu Wikipedia