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Osuofia, Aki and Pawpaw, Mama G: See the Movies that Earned the Actors these Nicknames

Do you remember those Nigerian actors that you loved so much for their movies back in the day, the ones that you actually came to know and refer to by their names or nicknames in hit movies.

Some of you probably don't know these movies, but you know these names and still call the actors by them because you've heard other people do so, if so then this article is for you, let's start with Nkem Owoh.

1. Osuofia in London: This comedy film was a big hit at the time of it's release in 2003, some might say it is the most profitable Nollywood film in history.

It follows Osuofia (Nkem Owoh), a villager who got word of his brother's death in London, following the news, he travels there to find out that his brother, Donatus has left him his huge estate according to his will, also his late brother's English fiancee. Safe to say, his trip and back was met with a lot of cultural misunderstanding and comedic events.

2. Aki Na Ukwa: This 2002 Nollywood movie is regarded by most Nigerians as one of the finest movies, with it's entertaining, comedic and story telling plot and it garnered a kind of overnight popularity for the actors Chinedu Ikedieze as "Aki" and Osita Iheme as "Pawpaw".

It follows two brothers, who are very mischievous that they always cause trouble through deceit and mischief, terrorizing people who they wish to and people who are mean to them.

3. Old School: This movie was filmed in 2002 and the movie shot the actress, Patience Ozokwor to prominence in those days, her performance in this movie earned her recognition and the nickname "Mama G".

The actress is known for playing roles of the evil stepmother or conniving and wicked extended family member, but in reality, she is a very good woman and her acting has earned her awards and recognition.

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