Adunni Ade Overwhelmed With Emotion As She Joins Esteemed Female Filmmakers On Top Box Office Women List

Adunni Ade Overwhelmed With Emotion As She Joins Esteemed Female Filmmakers On Top Box Office Women List

Nollywood actress Adunni Ade found herself deeply moved after being recognized alongside industry powerhouses Mo Abudu, Funke Akindele, Toyin Abraham, Biodun Stephen, and other notable names. The Nigerian Box Office recently unveiled its list of the top female filmmakers in 2022, and Adunni was among the esteemed group.

Overwhelmed by the honor, Adunni took to her Instagram page to express her heartfelt gratitude. Reflecting on her journey, she revealed that a decade ago, when she ventured into Nollywood, she admired Funke Akindele and her iconic character, Jenifa, which often mirrored Adunni's behavior whenever she encountered Nigerians in Kentucky. Adunni recounted a sweet encounter with Funke Akindele in New York, further solidifying her admiration for the actress.

Being celebrated alongside these influential women in film left Adunni in awe. She expressed her gratitude to Funke Akindele for her support and spoke of the day they eventually worked together in Season 2 of "Jenifa." Adunni also mentioned director Jade Osiberu, whose film "Sugar Rush" inspired her to embark on her own filmmaking journey, leading to tears of inspiration and the start of planning for her own project. Adunni acknowledged her desire to work with Jade Osiberu in the future.

The actress extended her appreciation to Biodun Stephen, whom she met upon her arrival in the country, eagerly anticipating the opportunity to collaborate. She also thanked Mo Abudu for her involvement in "Sons of the Caliphate," admiring her unwavering dedication to the filmmaking industry.

In conclusion, Adunni expressed her gratitude to Filmoneng for the recognition and emphasized that her creative journey is far from over, teasing the arrival of two new projects soon.

Adunni Ade's emotional response and heartfelt appreciation reflect the camaraderie and support within the Nollywood community. Her inclusion on the prestigious list underscores her talent and contributions to the industry, while also inspiring aspiring filmmakers and actors. As Adunni's career continues to flourish, fans eagerly await her upcoming projects and the collaborations that lie ahead.

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