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Remember Odenigbo and Olanna in the Nollywood movie, Half of a yellow sun. See their recent Photos.

Remember Odenigbo and Olanna in the Nollywood movie, Half of a yellow sun. See their recent Photos. 

Half of a yellow sun is a Nollywood movie recreated story of the novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. The movie tells the story of the Biafran war during the Nigeria civil war. The movie centered on give main characters, the twin daughters of an influential business man Olanna and Kainene, a mathematics professor Odenigbo, a British man Richard and a Nigerian houseboy Ugwu.

Let's see their recent Photos after starring in the movie

Chiwetel Ejiofor as Odenigbo

He is an English actor and film maker. He attended London Academy of music and Dramatic art at the age of 19 and 3 months into his course, Ejiofor was cast by Steven Spielberg to play a supporting role in the film Amistad as James Covey. He was born in London to uppermiddle Nigerian parents of Igbo descent , his father Arinze was a doctor and his mother Obiajulu was a pharmacist.

He played the role of Odenigbo in the movie Half of a yellow sun. He is a professor of Mathematics at Nsukka University. From his many discussions with his colleagues at his house, you could see that he favours Socialism and Tribalism to Capitalism and Nationalism.

He later married Olanna his girlfriend though he pregnated

Recent Photos

Thandiwe Newton as Olanna

Melanie Thandiwe Newton professionally known as Thandie Newton is an English actress. She was born on 6th November,1972- she's currently 48 years old.

She played the role of Olanna in the movie Half of a yellow sun. She's the twin sister of Kainene. She was a professor of sociology at Nsukka University and the wife of Odenigbo.

See her photos from the movie;

Recent Photos,

Anika Noni Rosa as Kainene

She is an actress and a singer known for voicing Tianna Disney's first African- American princess as seren in the The princess and the frog.

Unlike her twin Olanna, Kainene was a strong woman, fearless, independent and very calculated. She lived in Port Harcourt where she runs her father's business. Also she opened a refugee camp during the war. She became Richard's lover along the line.

See her photos from the movie;

Do you remember them? Can you still recognize them ?

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