The award winning Kannywood actress has taken to her social media handle to share these gorgeous pictures to her fans. Umma shehu prior to her acting carrier, attended Sheikh Abubakar Mahmud Gumi College Kaduna and School of Health Technology, Kaduna, North western part of Nigeria. She was once married befoe she get divorced. She’s a single mother with a one daughter.
Ummah in an interview with Premium times, said that she was introduced into the Hausa film industry by top actor Tijjani Asase who happens to be a closed friend of actress.
“Tijjani Asase was very instrumental to me joining the Kannywood. He has always been a family friend and one day he came to my house in Tudun Wada, Kaduna, and while we got talking, he told me to follow him to one location where they were shooting a new film.”
“We went there and the actress to feature in that film was not available and the director, Falalu Dorayi, insisted on recording that scene that same day. Reluctantly I said ‘Let me do it’, they all turned around and looked at me. I said ‘yes, let me do it’,” she said.
Ummah said she was given the role and was given the script to go through. “In two hours I was done and I left.”
The Kaduna based actress has starred in numerous hausa films such as Hawan Dare, Wuta Kai Kayi, Maliya, Da’aira and so on.
Umma Shehu is an award winning actress known for her role in the movie ‘Sa-in-sa’ alongside Adam Zango.
Ummah Shehu has won several awards including Best Hausa Actress at 2015 City People Entertainment Award.
She has revealed her acting influence as the likes of Ali Nuhu, Yakubu Mohammed and Falau Dorayi.
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