But we know it goes beyond that.
Having said all that, let’s get down to real business by introducing you to the contenders for Best Supporting Actor at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards.
Soibifaa Dokubo – “Stigma”
Blossom Chukwujekwu – “Stolen Water”
In 2015, Blossom Chukwujekwu did not only win the Best Supporting Actor in a drama at the AMVCAs, he was one of the best dress celebrity of the night. Again this year, his talent has seen him nominated for his role in “Stolen Water”. The film is directed by Ikechukwu Onyeka. Chukwujekwu features in this film alongside Nse Ikpe-Etim, Mary Remmy and Keppy Ekpeyong. The movie is about a senator whose stepdaughter uses his darkest secret to blackmail him.
Olumide Oworu – “A Soldier’s Story”
Olumide started his acting career at an early age. From playing roles on “Everyday People” and “The Patriots” to MTV “Shuga”. Oworu plays the role of the brother of Regina (played by Linda Ejiofor) in the action film “A Soldier’s Story” written by Frankie Ogar.
OC Ukeje – “The Department”
The 2015 ‘Best Actor’ in a drama winner stars in “The Department” alongside Desmond Elliot and Majid Michel. The movie is about a gang in a secret department of a business conglomerate who blackmail top executives into selling their companies to the leader of the conglomerate, however trouble brews when two members want to opt out.
Chiedozie ‘Sambasa’ Nzeribe – “A Soldier’s Story”
Chiedozie Nzeribe popularly known as Sambasa is a graduate of Creative Arts from the University of Lagos. His big acting break came when he starred in “A Mile From Home” alongside Tope Tedela and Daniel K. Daniel. He’s nominated in this category alongside Olumide Oworu for the movie “A Soldier’s Story”. The movie is about a newly wedded Nigeria soldier, Major Egan who goes on a peacekeeping mission in Wazts Republic.