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Adesua Etomi

Born: February 22, 1988, Owerri - Nigeria

Adesua Etomi is a Nigerian actress.

She made her Nollywood film debut in 2014 with “Knocking on Heaven's Door”. Since then, her rise to fame has been a quick one, as she has starred in numerous movies and TV shows.

Recently, she made Nollywood history by playing in “The Wedding Party”, Nigeria's highest grossing film of all time. She played Dunni Coker and will reprise that role in the film's sequel, releasing at the end of 2017.

She is the daughter of a soldier and a Yorubian civil engineer and the younger sister of two siblings.

The actress studied at Queen's College in Lagos, The City College in Coventry, and then at the University of Wolverhampton in the United Kingdom, where she received a B.A.

Since 2014, she has been nominated for various awards, four of which she won. Those include the Best New Actress award at the 2014 Nollywood Reinvented Awards, the Discovery of the Year award at the 2015 Golden Movie Awards, the Actress of the Year - Big Screen award at the 2015 ELOY Awards, and the Best Actress in a Drama (Movie/TV Series) award at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewer's Choice Awards.


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International Affairs (2018)

Movie
Action |
Nigeria |
USA |

In the case of a lifetime, slick talking Detective Segun Rotimi travels to Hollywood to take down Nigeria's most dangerous criminal.

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10 Days in Sun City (2017)

Movie
Romance |
Comedy |
Nigeria |
| 87 Min

Bianca is a campus beauty queen who Akpos has sacrificed his livelihood to make successful. After successfully winning a national beauty pageant, Bianca, ever loyal to Akpos, is now an international celebrity rolling with society’s ‘high and mighty’. Otunba who is also invested in Bianca follows Akp...

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The Wedding Party 2: Destination Dubai (2017)

Movie
Drama |
Romance |
Comedy |
Nigeria |
| 110 Min

Nonso continues his romance with Deirdre, the bridesmaid from London. While on a dinner date, Nonso proposes to Deirdre by accident and sets off a chain of events too powerful to stop. Deirdre's upper-crust British family are against the match, as are some members of the Nigerian clan, but Deird...

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Muna (2017)

Movie
War |
Action |
Thriller |
Nigeria |

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In-Line (2017)

Movie
Drama |
Nigeria |
| 114 Min

In-Line tells the story of an ex-felon, who gets a second chance to be a loving husband to his adorable wife, but is still a prisoner to his violent nature.

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Something Wicked (2017)

Movie
Psychological |
Drama |
Nigeria |

Something Wicked” tells the story of a widow (Hauwa), whose recently orphaned nephew Abel, moves into her home from the violence riddled Northern Nigeria, after the murder of his parents. Abel has a difficult time fitting into his new family, whilst Hauwa struggles with the challenges of balancing a...

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The Wedding Party (2016)

Movie
Romance |
Comedy |
Nigeria |
| 101 Min

Our love birds just want to tie the knot in peace, but will true love stand even the most chaotic of wedding celebrations? What happens when you throw in an insecure virgin bride, a reformed playboy groom, two over bearing mothers who can't stand each other, one philandering husband, a high str...

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The Arbitration (2016)

Movie
Drama |
Romance |
Nigeria |
| 100 Min

Gbenga (Ukeje), a charming and celebrated entrepreneur who runs a ridiculously profitable tech company, is the defendant in a lawsuit filed by Dara (Adesua Etomi), a computer engineer whose talents helped Gbenga's company achieve its current worth. The former colleagues are also former lovers. T...

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Couple of Days (2016)

Movie
Comedy |
Drama |
Romance |
Nigeria |

Three couples decide to take a weekend getaway and head out to a friend’s home in Ibadan. However, their happy break is ruined when little gossip lead the couples to share more personal secrets than anyone is willing to reveal and makes them all ask the question?

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Ayamma (2016)

Movie
Music |
Drama |
Nigeria |
| 120 Min

Prince Daraima, the charming heir to Obong Ikpaisong, repeatedly dreams of Ihuaoma, a poor but beautiful maiden whose beauty is matched only by her voice. In Daraima's dreams, flowers blossoms and birds gather when Ihuoma sings. He is in love with the girl of his dreams. In the real world, Princ...

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Out of Luck (2015)

Movie
Thriller |
Drama |
Crime |
Nigeria |
| 106 Min

This story follows the adventures of a young lottery operator whose life turns upside down when a local gangster insists that he pays out on a lottery he did not win. His attempts to pay the gangster by taking him on a thrill ride from the slums of Lagos Island to the mansions of Ikoyi and back agai...

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A Soldier's Story (2015)

Movie
Drama |
War |
Action |
Nigeria |
| 113 Min

Regina, a young female scavenger discovers that the heart of a man left for dead amongst many corpses littering the street after an ambush on some peace keeping corps members by rebel soldiers, is still beating. She is compelled to take him home. She has no clue who he is as he had been stripped to ...

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Falling (2015)

Movie
Romance |
Drama |
Nigeria |

The film narrates the story of a young couple, Muna (Adesua Etomi) and Imoh (Kunle Rhemmy); Muna has to live with the effects of an accident that has left Imoh deeply unconscious for several months.

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Poster of Knocking on Heaven's Door
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Knocking on Heaven's Door (2014)

Movie
Drama |
Music |
Nigeria |
| 124 Min

The seemingly perfect marriage between Moses and gospel singer Debbie starts showing visible cracks as a dark secret from Moses' past surfaces.

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Poster of Brave
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Brave (2014)

Movie
Short Film |
Drama |
Nigeria |
| 31 Min

A childless married woman, after two years of trying for a baby finally sees her dream of falling pregnant come true, however her extreme joy is suddenly cut short on the night she celebrates her second wedding anniversary with her husband.

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Poster of A Soldier’s Story

A Soldier’s Story

Movie
Nigeria |

Regina a young female scavenger discovers that the heart of a man left for dead amongst many corpses littering the street after an ambush on some peace keep




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