US tour: Davido issues apology to New York fans
Superstar, Davido, had his scheduled US/ Canada Tour 2014 short lived on its first day recently by the New York Police Department ( NYPD) over safety concerns. The turnout was so massive leading to a shutdown of two blocks in Brooklyn; at that point, the cops were called in.
The whole event was widely reacted to by fans, but Davido came out afterwards to apologize for all the mishaps that happened that Friday night.
renowned actor in Kannywood Sani Sufi, popularly known as Ciroma, has said that there are much opportunities to excel in the movie industry.
Born and raised in a family of eight, the 27 year old Josbased actor holds a Diploma in Computer Science from Horizontal Institute in Plateau State.
Granting an interview to Weekend recently in Zaria, Ciroma recalled how he began from producing Islamic Praise songs before he finally delved into full time acting. He said he still do those songs at occasions or as the need arises.
On how his acting career began, Ciroma said, “I was introduced into the industry by my friend, Ibrahim who is still active in movie production. He linked me up to a popular Director, Muhammad Bello Muhammad (BMB) who over the time do give me small roles in some films and that was how it started.”
He noted that some of his big hits on the screen include in Jinin Mijina where he starred alongside other actors like Tanimu Akawu, Kabir Na Kwango, and Hadiza Gabon.
Although the progress has been quite appreciate, Ciroma said there are still challenges in the industry, but
An unhappy Davido said afterwards: “Damn! My NY was too packed, police shut it down! The love and support that came out was overwhelming!!! I will be back! Really Sad!”
The tour continued early this week with a performance in Washington DC and another scheduled at Minnesota.
Subsequently, it moved to Dallas, Texas, today (Friday) April 4th, 2014, after which the curtain will be brought down on the tour tomorrow, Saturday with a show in Toronto, Canada.
“Hard work and dedication to the job made it easier for me, as you can see, I have appeared in over twenty movies from the time I started fully from November 2012 to date this is aside those minor role that’s dates back 2010 that I told you about.
“Even though there are renowned names already in the industry, that shouldn’t make one to be dejected, the sky is big enough for all to fly their kites,” Ciroma echoed.
Disclosing his expectations, he said, “well, my first film Jinin Mijina, brought me to limelight, then Mahadi that was directed by Usman Ibrahim and Mahifiyata another directed by BMB. Am currently on set for a movie Mace Tarkon Maza, a film by Hassan Talle Mai fata.”
Ciroma envisaged a bright future for Hausa movie industry. He adduced the anticipated advancement to an influx in the business, a change in perception from the populace who are now seeing it as business with tensed competition in the industry in terms of funding, and equipment.
“The sky is the limit for the Hausa film industry. Even though some limitations are still there but with support and encouragement from government and individuals we can be there,” the enthused actor said.