Nollywood actress, Belinda Effah has taken up the challenge to play the character of a Northern lady in an upcoming movie, ‘Haram’.
The 29-year-old Effah will be playing the role of Hauwa in the movie that is currently being shot in different parts of Lagos, Nigeria.
The actress, who disclosed this on her instagram handle, @belindaeffah said she would be playing the lead role, which will also see her speaking a little Hausa language.
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#Masha Allah It’s a Wrap On The Set Of #HARAM – I Hope You Enjoy It As Much As We Enjoyed Cooking It 😘😘😘- Thank You Once Again Uncle Andy Boyo For This Great Opportunity . . #filmsets#haramthemovie. Starring Segun-Arinze @segunarinze. Eddie watson @eddiewatsonjr. Belinda effah @belindaeffah. Ashley Blessing @koko_ashley. Ayo-mogaji @bintaayomogaji. Amina-NDIM @aminandim. Monica Friday @monicafriday1. Meritt-okonta @merittokonta. Kalu_ikeagwu @kaluikeagwu. Abubakar_yakubu @abkingyakub. Keppy_ekpeyoungbassey CREW. Producer @Koko_ashley. Production manager @simeoneowest. Director #andyboyo. Assistant director @femdography. DOP @solomon_stephen. 2nd unit camera @ugochukwua78 Gaffer @officialsoul_dee_. Best boy @samsonemeka Sound Recordist @tajudeenopebiyi Boom swinger @okirorogidex. Script supervisor @williamsnnachi. Costumier @celiangels. Make up Artist @lydia_chikodinaka. DIT/EDITOR @pounpy_roj. Production assistant @i amluckyufuoma @officialkingslee01.
Other notable actors and actresses featured in the movie include Segun Arinze, Ayo Mogaji, Kalu Ikeagwu, Keppy Ekpeyong Bassey, Eddie Watson, Ashley Blessing, Amina Ndim, Merrit Okonta, Monica Friday, as well as Abubakar Yakubu.
The movie will be directed by Andy Boyo and produced by Ashley Blessing.
Effah, made her first television debut in the 2005 TV series, Shallow Waters, later featured in the reality show, Next Movie Star, where she finished fifth, and was never evicted from the house.
The actress was also a presenter for Sound City, but later left to start her own Tv show, Lunch Break with Belinda.
She is a recipient of several awards including: Most Promising Act of the Year award at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards, Golden Icon Academy Awards.
Others include Nollywood Movies Awards, Africa Movie Academy Awards, Ntanta Awards, ELOY Awards and Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.