60-year-old Nollywood actor Yemi Solade made a damning revelation about the Nigerian film industry.
In a recent chat with the Nigerian Tribune, he revealed that Nollywood Guardians have allowed non-professionals to fill spaces for those with a real passion for the craft.
“Nollywood is not here at the moment. The Nollywood that you see now is all encompassing. It’s like an unfinished building that is unguarded and what you encounter there would amaze you. It has become a concern of all comers, anyone can walk around and take action. All the Yahoo boys are here now, all the hookers you can imagine are there.
People can’t even tell the difference between the base professionals and this class of clowns that infiltrated the association, but they weren’t just on the plane, some people you call the base professionals have them. brought.
It’s so porous that anyone can become an actor, the entry point is so porous and boring. It is a profession and it should be treated and treated as one. I am not really happy with the state of the industry. It is a professional body and we must present ourselves as the one who masters the art and the trade of the profession. ” he said.