Kannywood: Rahma Sadau Biography

Rahama Ibrahim Sadau also known asRahama Sadau who was born on 7 December 1993 is a Nigerian actress. She is the winner of Best Actress (Kannywood) at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2014 and 2015. She is often referred to as “Queen of Kannywood”, the Hausa language cinema of Nigeria.

Rahama won Best African Actress at the 19th African Film Awards in 2015 by African Voice. Acting career The 22 year old Business Administration graduate of Kaduna Polytechnic joined the Hausa movie industry Kannywood in 2013 and is one of the few Hausa on-screen characters who speaks Hindi fluently. Rahama played a few minor roles before gaining fame from her performance in “Gani ga Wane” alongside the popular Kannywood actor Ali Nuhu.

In addition to acting, she participates in charity works and most recently visited an IDP camp in Wasa, Abuja, Nigeria. This was organised by her charitable initiative Ray of Hope.

Rahama participated in the 2015 Cancer day Walk organised by Medicaid.

Early life and career

Rahama Ibrahim Sadau is a Hausa actress born on the 17th of December 1993 in Kaduna, Nigeria. She won the Best Actress

(Kannywood) award at the City People Award 2014. She is often referred to as

“Priyanka” . She has recently debuted to Nigeria’s Nollywood Industry which she feels “has been amazing and has opened so many new doors for me.” Won Best African Actress at the 19th African Film Awards by African Voice – Britain’s No.1 African Newspaper. She studied Business Administration at Kaduna Polytechnic and joined the Hausa movie industry (Kannywood) in 2013.

Speaks Hindi fluently. Played a few minor roles before gaining fame from her appearance in “ Gani ga Wane” alongside Ali Nuhu.

In addition to acting in films, Rahama participates in charity work and most recently visited an IDP camp in Wasa, Abuja, Nigeria that was organized by the charitable initiative Ray of Hope. She also participated in the 2015 Cancer day Walk organized by Medicaid. She is exploring possibilities to use her fame for a good cause hopes to pursue various causes such as girl education, women empowerment and women’s rights. She is interested in women’s issues, including safety and gender equality.

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