Popular Nigerian actor, Olaniyi Afonja aka Sanyeri throughout an interview with Olamide Famuwagun has opened up on how he rose to fame and acquired a variety of backlash for his tribal mark on set.
He disclosed that individuals thought his profession can be restricted by his tribal marks however he received a brand new supervisor who helped him eliminate the difficulties.
He additionally acknowledged that it’s now his promoting level.
Kindly inform us how your performing profession began?
It all began whereas I was younger as individuals do inform my dad and mom that I’m very gifted in performing; even when I was within the Saint Michaels Anglican School, Oke-Ebo, Oyo State, my classmates and academics at all times needed me to behave and crack jokes for them. That was how I began falling in love with it (performing).
How have been you in a position to answer individuals together with colleagues who judged you primarily based in your tribal marks and Yoruba accent?
Rising on this business wasn’t simple in any respect as a result of I acquired a variety of backlashes from individuals on set day by day. A lot of individuals additionally thought my tribal marks will restrict my profession however I received a brand new supervisor who helped me eliminate such difficulties. As for my tribal marks, I see it as my promoting level; anybody hating me due to it doesn’t like me naturally.
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