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Here are the top 5 Kannywood actresses that keep the industry moving:

1. Rahama Sadau

Rahama Sadau (born 7 December 1993) is a Nigerian actress, filmmaker, and singer. Born and raised in Kaduna , Rahama performed in dancing competitions as a child and during her school years. She became famous in the late 2013 after joining the Kannywood movie Industry with her first movie Gani ga Wane

Rahama sadau appears in many Nigerian movies in both Hausa and English and she has been one of the few Nigerian actors that speaks Hindi fluently. She won the best Actress (Kannywood) at the City People Entertainment Awards in 2014 and 2015. She also won Best African Actress at the 19th African Film Awards in 2015 by African Voice. In 2017, she became the first Hausa celebrity to appear in the top ten Hottest Female Nigeria Celebrities. Throughout her career, Sadau has been a busy actress, appearing in both movies and music videos.

Rahama Ibrahim Sadau was born in Kaduna State, to Alhaji Ibrahim Sadau. She grew up with her parents in Kaduna alongside her three sisters and a brother.

Sadau joined the Kannywood movie industry in 2013. She played a few minor roles before gaining fame from her performance in Gani ga Wane alongside the king of Kannywood Ali Nuhu.

In 2016 she was recognised as the "Face of Kannywood". In October of the 2016, Sadau featured in a movie series on EbonyLife TV. In 2017, she formed a production company named Sadau Pictures were she produced her first movie, Rariya starring Ali Nuhu, Sani Musa Danja, Sadiq Sani Sadiq and Fati Washa.

The Sadau studied Human Resource Management at school of Business and Finance of Eastern Mediterranean University in Northern Cyprus. 


2. Hafsat Idris

Hafsat Ahmad Idris also known as Hafsat Idris (barauniya) was born 14 July 1987.she is a Nigerian actress in the Kannywood Film industry. She is an indigene of Kano State. But she was born and raised in Shagamu, Ogun State. Hafsat Idris is known for her resilient and lead role in the movie Barauniya which marked a turning point in her acting career.

Hafsat Idris started acting in the year 2016 with her first movie titled Barauniya.Other movies she had acted include; mata da miji, Yar Film, na mijin kishi, wata ruga, kawayen amarya and lots more.

Before joining the kannywood industry Hafsat Idris was an entrepreneur, where she import goods from Oshogbo to Kano for business purpose. However, despite the success in her business, Hafsat desire interest towards becoming an actress. She also own a film production company known as Ramlat Investment, and has produced numbers of movies in 2019 including blockbuster movie called kawaye in which paraded stars such as Ali Nuhu , Sani Musa Danja and heself.Hafsat Idris was divorced with three children before joining the film industry, but she has promised to quit acting as soon as she gets married


3. Maryam Yahaya

Maryam Yahaya is a Nigerian film actress in the Kannywood industry. She was born on the 17 July 1997 in Goron dutse Kano. She gained recognition for starring in Mansoor, a movie directed by Ali Nuhu. For her role, Maryam Yahaya Was nominated as best promising actress by City People Entertainment Awards in 2017. She was also nominated as best actress of the by City People Entertainment Awards in 2018.

Maryam Yahaya has ambition of acting right from her childhood, where she got inspired by most of the Hausa movies she watched. she made her debut in a film titled Gidan Abinci,mijin yarinya, followed by Barauniya and Tabo where she played minor role. She became famous after leading role she played in Mansoor, a sensation movie directed by the wizkid director Ali Nuhu.

 Maryam Yahaya runs a beauty salon in which she lunched in 2019 and named after herself. She is among the most celebrated female actress in the movie industry. 


4. Hassana Muhammad

Hasssana Muhammad is a kanywood actress that has been and currently starring in many recent Hausa movies. She was born on 28, May,1997,and raised in Kaduna state, Nigeria. 

Hassana Muhammad became recognised after starring in a movie titled 'Hauwa Kulu' where she performed a leading role in the film directed by the wizkid director Ali Nuhu 

Hassana gained several awards which include the award of best upcoming actress in the year 2018 and the city magazine people awards as the best upcoming actress in the year 2019.

Hassana Muhammad is known for her brilliant way of acting which got her so many fans and followers on her social handles. Her beauty has won her the chances of starring in so many movies.


5. Zee Pretty

Beautiful Kannywood actress Zulaihat Ibrahim popularly known as Zee Pretty was hailed from Zuru Kebbi state. She attended Primary School in one of the Military Barracks in Lagos. Later, she proceeded to a Secondary School in Kontagora, Niger state, and ended up in Federal College of Education, Sokoto. she is currently running her degree program in Ahmadu bello university zaria.

Before Joining the Kannywood movie industry, Zee Pretty's dream was to become a lawyer but as God willing she changed her mind and decided to venture into modeling where she later joined the movie industry.

Hope you enjoy Zee Pretty has been featured in couple of love movies such as Akushi and lots more,her pretty smile and unique way of dancing make her fans love her more.

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