Nafisat Abdulrahman Abdullahi, renowned as Nafisa Abdullahi, is a multifaceted Nigerian personality, excelling as an actress, producer, director, entrepreneur, and founder of Nafs Entertainment. Born on January 23, 1991, in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria, she has carved a niche in the Kannywood film industry. Let’s delve into the compelling biography of Nafisa Abdullahi.
Nafisa Abdullahi Early Life and Education:
Nafisat Abdullahi is the fourth daughter of Abdulrahman Abdullahi, a prominent automobile dealer and elder statesman. Though originally from Kano, her family settled in Jos, where her father established his automobile business empire. Nafisat attended Airforce Private School in Jos and later pursued her education at Government Girl Secondary School, Dutse, Abuja. She holds a degree in Theatre Arts from the prestigious University of Jos and is currently studying photography at the London School of Photography.
Entertainment Career: Nafisat Abdullahi made her debut in the Kannywood industry in 2010 with the film ‘Sai Wata,’ produced by Ali Nuhu, where she played a leading role. Her breakthrough came with the 2012 movie ‘Blood and Henna,’ directed by Kenneth Gyang. The film received six nominations at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards and won the Best Costume Design category. In 2013, her role in ‘Lamiraj’ earned her the esteemed Best Actress award.
Despite a temporary suspension in 2013 due to her involvement in a banned event, Nafisat returned to the industry, starring in hit movies like ‘Ya Daga Allah’ and ‘Kalamu Wahid’ in 2014. Beyond acting, she founded Nahaz Brand and a film production company, showcasing her entrepreneurial prowess. Notably, she has collaborated with esteemed brands such as Pepsi and Tpumpy Estates Abuja.
As a versatile individual, Nafisat Abdullahi is also a professional photographer, pursuing further studies at the London School of Photography. Her commitment to continuous learning and multifaceted talent sets her apart in the entertainment industry.
Personal Life: Nafisat Abdullahi, currently engaged, was previously in a relationship with Kannywood actor and singer, Adam Zango. While expressing her intent to marry soon, she emphasizes that the timing of marriage is in God’s hands and cannot be rushed.
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In the dynamic landscape of Kannywood, Nafisat Abdullahi’s journey remains an inspiration for aspiring individuals, reflecting resilience, talent, and a commitment to continuous growth.