Crying is a skill that only a few Nigerian performers can master without appearing forced.
People used to be perplexed as to how performers could pull off crying sequences. It was evident that covertly squeezing a few drops of water on their faces to make tears was no longer an option.
This demonstrates that sobbing is a skill or talent that only a few actors can master without appearing forced.
● Sylvanus Nkiru
You'll understand why she is on the list and she began acting at the age of 17. She has a spot on this list if you've seen Andy Ameachi's film "A cry for assistance" part 1-3 (2002).
She gained the nickname "weeping mama" of Nollywood shortly after the film's debut because her illustrious parts demanded her to cry all the time.
She revealed the key to her legendary tear-dropping skill in her movies a few years ago.
Sylvanus, who gave up a medical career due to circumstances beyond her control, is unequaled as Nollywood's sobbing queen.
● Lateef Adedimeji
The actor who soared to prominence after starring in Yewande Adekoya's 2013 film "Kudi Klepto" had a striking similarity to famous actor Odunlade Adekola.
Many people mistook him for the latter's brother because of the eerie resemblance.
Before anyone realized how big of a star Adedimeji would become, it was clear that he could cry. To quench his fans' curiosity, the actor posted a video on Instagram demonstrating how readily he can cry.
Because of this uncommon talent, he got series of nicknames.
Adedimeji has proven that if there were an award for Nigeria's best crying actor, he would win it. He has appeared in more than half of the films he tends to cry in them
● Oluwashina Bukunmi
This excellent actress and voice-over performer clearly enjoys dramatic and tear-jerking films.
The majority of the films she's included in are emotional characters such as being a blind girl, having epilepsy, losing her voice or legs, or being in an abusive marriage.
The Ekiti-born actress has a spectacular way of bringing tears to the eyes of her audience. It comes naturally to her and is incredibly convincing.
● Adesua Etomi-Wellington
Adesua Etomi-Wellington is a Nigerian actress. From "Knocking on Heaven's Door" to "Falling," Adesua stepped into the industry with a lot of heart and a lot of "tears."
Adesua is unquestionably a talented actress, having trained mostly in theater and performing arts. She's very natural when it comes to interpreting and defining emotions through her facial expressions, especially when it comes to crying.
When a Twitter fan asked her in 2018 how she gets into the headspace of the character she's playing, the "Wedding Party" the actress answered how she puts herself in the character's headspace.
● Dokubo Hilda
She's a fantastic actress who can effortlessly fit into any character. When she sobs in movies, she has a look on her face that breaks your heart even before her tears fall. She discussed how weeping and crying come naturally to her in a 2016 interview.
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