Temitope Solaja

Nigerian film actress
Temitope Solaja
Other namesStar Girl[1]
Citizenship Nigeria
Alma materTai Solarin University of Education
OccupationFilm actress

Temitope Solaja is a Nigerian film actress, screenwriter and film producer.

Early life and education

Temitope Solaja born first child of her parents is a native of Sagamu, Ogun State. She holds a bachelor's degree in Mass communication from Tai Solarin University of Education.[2]

Career

In 2008, Solaja got her first acting role in the movie titled Bamitale. The movie, Opolo produced by Sola Akintunde Lagata shot her into limelight because of her sub-lead role in 2009.[3] In 2015, she wrote and produced her own movie titled Aruga in which she also starred alongside other actors like Antar Laniyan, and Sunkanmi Omobolanle.[4]

In 2017, she was nominated as Best Actress in a Leading Role (Yoruba) in the 2017 Best of Nollywood Awards.[5]

Filmography

  • Bamitale
  • Opolo
  • Idemu Ojo kan
  • The Antique
  • Adajo Aiye
  • Kudi Klepto
  • Bella
  • Firepemi
  • Aruga
  • Darasimi
  • Awelewa
  • Orente
  • Juba[6]
  • 77 Bullets[7]

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category work Result Ref
2015 Best of Nollywood Awards Best Supporting Actress (Yoruba) Bella Nominated [8][9]
2017 Best Actress in a Leading Role (Yoruba) Ashabi Akata Nominated

References

  1. ^ "ICYMI: I can date, marry a fan –Temitope Solaja - Punch Newspapers". Punch Newspapers. February 22, 2020. Retrieved August 3, 2022.
  2. ^ Oluwafunmilayo, Akinpelu (September 14, 2018). "Actress Temitope Solaja expresses gratitude as she buys new car". Legit.ng - Nigeria news. Retrieved August 3, 2022.
  3. ^ "4 top up and coming Yoruba actresses: Temitope Solaj". Encomium Magazine. August 3, 2022. Retrieved August 3, 2022.
  4. ^ Bada, Gbenga (May 30, 2015). "Watch Antar Laniyan, Biodun Okeowo, others in new Yoruba movie". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved August 3, 2022.
  5. ^ Augoye, Jayne (September 12, 2017). "Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Mercy Aigbe, Alexx Ekubo top BON Awards nominee list". Premium Times Nigeria. Retrieved August 3, 2022.
  6. ^ THISDAYLIVE, Home - (October 16, 2020). "Funmiade Bank-Anthony Explains new Movie – THISDAYLIVE". THISDAYLIVE – Truth and Reason. Retrieved August 3, 2022.
  7. ^ Bada, Gbenga (December 19, 2019). "Mercy Aigbe completes work new film, '77 Bullets'". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved August 3, 2022.
  8. ^ Lawal, Fuad (December 14, 2015). "See full list of winners". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved August 3, 2022.
  9. ^ Izuzu, Chibumga (October 26, 2015). "Nse Ikpe-Etim, Stephanie Linus, Hilda Dokubo, Ini Edo, Iyabo Ojo battle for 'Best Actress'". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved August 3, 2022.
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