Nollywood Director Blasts Genevieve Nnaji For Saying Nollywood Lacked Professionalism and Creativity

Genevieve Nnaji and Mac Collins stargist

Nollywood star actress, Genevieve Nnaji, in an interview with Punch explained why she was rarely seen in Nollywood movies anymore. She said:

“I guess I haven’t found the right script yet. Creativity and depth are the qualities that I look out for in a script. In the beginning, the movie industry emphasised quantity but things are changing and there is an improvement in trend. I am among the people who advocate for the improvement of the industry. So said, I am constantly watching

 

out for the kind of stories I take part in. I am in support of movies that show a great deal of professionalism and creativity. Having practiced my art in international & professionally produced stories like ‘Ije’; ‘Mirror boy;’ and ‘Tango with me’, I don’t think I can return to the blandness and mediocrity that characterized Nollywood in the past.”

In a statement released by Nollywood Director, Mac Collins Chidebe, he said Genevieve and other artistes should stop biting the fingers that fed them.  Read statement below:

“Genevieve has just insulted the industry that made her who she is today and what effort has she made to help improve Nollywood? Those days in Enugu when Genevieve was growing in Nollywood, our movies were not rubbish; she has grown now, made money, fame, popularity e.t.c, how much has she invested in this Industry that made her? All the while she was busy waiting for Titanic scripts, Nollywood was trying their best to keep the flag flying waiting for her to come back and take the industry to the next level. Artistes should stop biting the fingers that fed them. We are watching and waiting for them to bring down heaven. We made them stars; we are waiting for them to come back and take the industry to the next level. Instead of blasting Nollywood, come and improve Nollywood.” Chidebe said

1 COMMENT

  1. Some pple just read words in another meaning… Genny didn’t say anytin against nollywood… As a mata of fact nollywood are acting rubbish!!!!! Keep repeating films with one character one person .. So bored and annoying!

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