Genevieve Nnaji Directs First Movie “Lion Heart”

Genevieve Nnaji, One of Nigeria’s renowned actresses, has made her debut as a director in a new movie titled, “Lion Heart”.

The movie, an epic genre shot in Enugu, features an awesome array of top Nollywood stars, including veterans such as Pete Edochie, Kanayo O Kanayo, Onyeka Onwenu and Nkem Owoh.

Others include Steve Eboh, Kalu Ikeagwu and Jemina Osunde, among others.

The plot of the movie, which is written by C.J Fiery Obasi based on a screenplay by Ishaya Bako and Emil Garuba, follows the story of an Igbo family that is into transport business.

The release date has yet to be announced.

Nnaji, in 2015, debut as a producer with the movie titled, “Long Road to Yesterday,” under her company, The Entertainment Network (TEN).

She won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005, making her the first actress to win the award.

Also in 2011, she was honoured as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic by the Nigerian government for her contribution to Nollywood.


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