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How I made millions after my marriage collapsed –Maryam Ceeter

May 5, 2018 Blueprint 0

Last year, Maryam Isa Abubakar popularly known as Ceeter, got married to her long-time boyfriend in a colourful ceremony in Kano but the marriage collapsed after eight months. Ceeter quickly returned to Kano and was off the social circle for a while but she returned to acting and her fortunes took a dramatic turn for the best. In this interview Read More

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I want to marry same day as my twin sister -Hassana Yusuf

December 23, 2017 Blueprint 0

Hassana and Hussaina Yusuf are Fulani by tribe and hail from Borno state, where they spent most of their live. The joined Kannywood about two years ago, after their diploma programmes at the University of Maiduguri, Borno state. They have since featured in several movies and musical videos including Kudiri, Sainayi Kudi, and Talatu Numba Daya, with the King of Read More

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I don’t know why my marriage crashed -Maryam Isah

December 9, 2017 Blueprint 0

Maryam Isah is a halfsister to Kannywood Actress, Mansura Isah, who is the wife of Actor and Producer, Sani Danja. She joined the movie industry about a year ago and has featured in a number of movies. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, she speaks on the movies she has featured in, crashed turned down offers to feature in some Read More

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It pains how people download our films – Danja

October 14, 2017 Blueprint 0

Sani Musa Danja is an ace actor, producer and singer in the Kannywood film industry. He is also the co-owner of 2 Effects Music and Film Empire. Danja’s popularity seems to have nosedived over the years. However, rising in defense, in this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA in Kano, Danja opens up on his plans for this year, aff airs in Read More

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Why my marriage to Sani Musa Danja is successful – Mansura Isa

September 18, 2017 Blueprint 0

Mansura Isa recently had a low-key celebration of her 10-year-old marriage to a Kannywood star and television personality, Sani Musa Danja. The lovebirds got married some ten years ago and are blessed with 4 children namely; Kadijatul Iman, Khalifah, Yakubu and Sudais, all of whom are already cutting their professional teeth in the industry. ALIYU ASKIRA caught up with the Read More

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I want to be a successful actress before I marry – Zainab Hassan

April 24, 2017 Blueprint 0

Zainab Hassan is considered one of the fast-rising Kannywood actresses. Even though the 24-year-old Fulani from Suleja in Niger state only joined the Hausa film industry a few years ago, she has her eyes on the goal of becoming a diva to be reckoned with. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, Zainab talks about several issues including her challenges and Read More

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Hafsat Ahmad Idris: Epitome of hardwork, resilient actress

January 30, 2017 Blueprint 0

By Aliyu Askira Hafsat Ahmad Idris is one of the freshly new faces in the kannywood film industry. Cool, decent and good-looking, Hafsat debuted her acting career in the ‘Barauniya’, a film she played a lead role. She is also billed for another one which is coming out soon, ‘Yar Film’. Hafsat, who, about two years ago, was a full Read More

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I’m getting married soon, bye-bye to Kannywood – Maryam Isah

January 23, 2017 Blueprint 0

Maryam Isah is a 28-year-old actress and half sister to former Kannywood actress, Mansura Isah, the wife of Kannywood and Nollywood actor and producer, Sani Danja. She joined Kannywood about a year ago when her sister Mansura, her brother-in-law Sani Danja and other stakeholders in Kannywood convinced her that she had what it takes to be a successful actress. She Read More

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‘Gwaska’ is most difficult film I featured – Lilisco

December 5, 2016 Blueprint 0

Idris Shuaibu Lilisco, born in Fagge quarters of Kano metropolis about 43 years ago, is one of the pioneer members of the fast growing Hausa Film Industry otherwise known as Kannywood. His famous role is a police officer. His early films in as an actor and also as Chronographer includes are the popular ‘Sangaya’. Lilisco also played a prominent role Read More

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Amina Yola: Canvassing mass marriage’s inclusion on party agenda

September 22, 2016 Blueprint 0

Amina Yola, who hails from Adamawa state, is into politics, singing, film production and championing gender activities. She has been at the forefront of campaign to protect ordinary women suffering in bad marriages in silence. In this chat with ALIYU ASKIRA, she decries the increasing rate of crashed marriages in the North, especially within the Muslim community.  You have been Read More

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Ali is my Idol – Macijiya

September 19, 2016 Blueprint 0

Fati Musa, aka Macijiya hails from Minna, Niger state. She is one of the upcoming Kannywood actresses. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA in Minna, Macijiya reveals that for a long time, the Kannywood star, Ali Nuhu has been her role model in the film industry. Tell us a brief background about you and how you got into Kannywood? I Read More

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I once went out with my twin sister’s boyfriend – Hussaina

July 22, 2016 Blueprint 0

Hussaina and Hassana Yusuf are 22-year-old identical Fulani twins from Borno state who joined Hausa film industry about two years ago and have since been making waves in the industry. In this Interview with ALIYU ASKIRA in Kano, where the duo were caught preparing to go for a film shooting, Hussaina says though she and her twin-sister are like Siamese Read More

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Maryam Isah: New face of Kannywood

May 2, 2016 Blueprint 0

Maryam Isah, 27, is one of the cutest and prettiest new faces in the industry, whose beauty and remarkable thespian disposition can make a good movie and attract huge sales. Maryam, who joined Kannywood about a year ago, is tall, friendly and fluent in both English and Hausa languages. She is also half-sister to former Kannywood actress, Mansura Isah, the Read More

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Why I cried at the City People Award – Umma Shehu

October 12, 2015 Blueprint 0

Umma Shehu got educated at Sheik Abubakar Gumi College Kaduna and School of Health Technology also in Kaduna before meeting Tijjani Asase, an A-grade Kannywood actor who introduced her into Hausa Movies proper. So far the fast rising actress featured in successful films like: Hawan Dare, Dare Daya Sa-insa mafiya, wutar Kaikayi, Maliya and Da’ira. Her stunning role has made Read More