All What You Should Know About Actress Rahama Sadau

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According to a statement issued on Sunday, October 2, 2016, beautiful actress, Rahama Sadau was expelled from Hausa Film Industry,  by the Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria for featuring in a romantic music video by Jos born singer, ClassiQ.

Early Life

Rahama Sadau was born in Kaduna state on 17th of December 1993. She studied Business Administration at Kaduna Polytechnic.


Acting Career

Sadau joined the Hausa movie industry Kannywood in 2013 and is one of the few Hausa on-screen characters who speaks Hindi fluently. Rahama played a few minor roles before gaining fame from her performance in “Gani ga Wane” alongside the popular Kannywood actor Ali Nuhu.

She has recently debuted to Nigeria’s Nollywood Industry which she feels “has been amazing and has opened so many new doors for me.”

Recently, Akon and Jeta Amatainvited her to the set of their new film in Hollywood.

In addition to acting, she participates in charity works and most recently visited an IDP camp in Wasa, Abuja, Nigeria. This was organised by her charitable initiative Ray of Hope. Rahama participated in the 2015 Cancer day Walk organised by Medicaid.

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Awards & Nominations

She won the Best Actress (Kannywood) award at the City People Award 2014. She is often referred to as “Priyanka”.

Rahama Sadau won Best African Actress at the 19th African Film Awards by African Voice – Britain’s No.1 African Newspaper.


Rahama Sadau was banned from the Hausa film industry Kannywood, by the Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria (MOPPAN) on Sunday, 2 October 2016 due to an offensive hug in her appearance in an Hausa music video along side a Jos base popular pop star Classiq.

MOPPAN argued that the “hugging and cuddling” in the video was in violation of the code of ethics known to all Hausa movie practitioners. The industry, commonly known as Kannywood, has been under fire from conservative Muslims.



Sadau is currently single.


hhat Source:: stargist


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