Nollywood actress, Sola Sobowale has positioned herself as one of the fantastic actresses in Nollywood with defining characters in the last two decades.
Sobowale’s choices in roles have been stellar and this has endeared her to millions of fans across the world.
Sola Sobowale’s acting career has been characterised by several huge roles that have been her most famous
Here are the three defining characters in Sola Sobowale’s acting career which is over three decades.
Sola Sobowale first struck a chord in the minds of her fans when she landed a role in Wale Adenuga’s hit TV series ‘SuperStory: Oh Father, Oh Daughter’. She played the role of Toyin, a manipulative and calculative woman, who wrecked the home of Suara. Her interpretation of the role got Sobowale recognition all over the country. She went on to feature in some Yoruba films but none matched the fame Toyin Tomato gave her. Sobowale was widely referred to as Toyin Tomato for a very long time. The 2001 production, which became an instant hit, was the first in a series of Wale Adenuga’s TV shows.
Over a decade after playing the role of Toyin Tomato, Sola Sobowale returned to the scene. She had relocated to the United Kingdom to raise her daughters but returned to start getting movie roles. She was unmistakable by her fans when she appeared in ‘The Wedding Party’ where she played the role of Mrs. Tinuade Coker. Sobowale aptly interpreted the role of a Yoruba bride’s mum. Married to Bamidele Coker played by Alibaba, Sobowale grabbed headlines again with her brilliant interpretation of the mother of the bride trying to outshine the groom’s mother. She plays the Adesua Etomi-Wellington’s mother in the film that went on to become the highest-grossing Nollywood film.
Sola Sobowale currently holds the title of the ‘King Of Boys’ after taking up the lead role in Kemi Adetiba’s film, ‘King Of Boys’. The dazzling actress plays the role of Alhaja Eniola Salami, a mean, cold and brutal character. Aside from grabbing headlines again, she has been nominated for several wards and won many for the interpretation of her role as Eniola Salami. Again, she worked with Adesua Etomi-Wellington on the film, which registered itself as one of the record-breakers in Nollywood.
Former Big Brother Naija reality TV star, Ifu Ennada has revealed that she spent a million naira on perfumes alone in one week.
The reality TV star and entrepreneur made this known via her Instagram page on Friday, November 8, 2019. The actress turned reality TV star while chatting with a friend in the video revealed that during her last birthday she spent a lot of money buying perfumes because she loves to smell good.
“This year on my birthday I spent one million naira on perfumes. I literally spent one million in one week. The thing is that I love perfumes a lot…yea and everybody know that. Just that sometimes it’s not every time you get the original stuff. Like I have bought fake perfumes, the person that sold me fake perfumes the last time is watching this video, so when you see the original ones, you just want to buy buy buy buy…,” she said.
Since posting the video, social media has been in a state of commotion as people wonder how she would spend that outrageous amount of money on perfumes.
Ifu Ennada is no newcomer to being in the news for both the good, the bad and ugly reasons. In an exclusive chat with Pulse back in 2018, the actress talked about how she almost dated a guy with low self-esteem.
Ifu Ennada was a guest at PULSE where she got to talk about what she has been up to. When asked about her relationship status, the beautiful actress revealed that she was not only single but ready to mingle. Then she went on to share her experience with a guy she thinks had low self-esteem and so couldn’t handle a relationship.
“I almost dated some guy some months ago but his low self-esteem was beyond incurable. If I tell you how much I gave this guy, you know and it was free money. Because you are going through stuff, borrowed money from someone and I am helping you out and all of that now transform to low self-esteem and I get all of that…it was just really really sad because I felt like it was something that was gonna work, I liked the age, I loved the character but what I didn’t like was that there was that low self-esteem and honesty I can’t deal with that,” she said.
Ifuennada also got to talk about the recent fracas between fans of former housemates and how she joined in appealing for these guys to call a truce.
For Uru Eke, Nollywood has allowed her to explore and do what she adores doing, acting.
“And of course exposure. I mean, how else would I have got profiled on CNN if it wasn’t for Nollywood. So I give them (Nollywood) accolades for that, most especially, and, of course, for bringing me to the point where I am now producing, you know, so all the experience I’ve gotten over the years, working on other people’s projects, you know, leading up until this moment where I am now producing my own. And now I’m, you know, turning that over and producing my content,” she said.
The producer of ‘For Old Times Sake’ said her career has been evolving and she sees herself moving on to something big in the world of filmmaking.
“For me, it’s about evolving. I mean, I started as an actress, and I’ve moved on to producing, you know, I’m not sure what I’m going to move on by now, I will eventually move on to something else. I know that. Naturally I will progress to something else. And you know, step up in this career of mine,” she said.