When you talk of Nollywood today, you will mention talents like Blossom Chukwujekwu, Beverly Naya, Adesua Etomi, Kalu Ikeagu, Nse Ikpe-Etim among many others. While you’ve got to appreciate the sterling performances these new faces brought to Nollywood, it will be a disservice not to pay homage to the legendary figures of Nollywood.
These are stars like Genevieve Nnaji, Ini Edo, Uche Jombo, Rita Dominic, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Stephanie Linus and so on who infected us with a lot of emotions through our box-shaped TV screens in the 90s. If any of them was on the carton cover of a Nollywood movie, we would want to watch that movie—that was the amount of influence they had on us.
And over the weekend, these Nollywood queens came together for a ‘Girls cot’ reunion in celebration of Genevieve’s birthday—it was a reunion party on a whole new level. Prepare yourself for the burst of nostalgia that seeing these talented divas of yesteryears together in one picture will elicit in you: