Nigeria’s sensational music artist, Teniola Apata, popularly referred to as Teni-The Entertainer has made acting debut in a romantic movie, `Dear Affy.’
The movie directed by Samuel Olatunji is a star-studded project that is billed to hit cinemas on the next Valentine’s Day, February 2020.
It was gathered that she made her debut alongside Sir Dee, a former BBNaija Star, who was evicted from the house some weeks ago. Her role in the project is yet to be revealed.
Stars that participated in the project include Nollywood legend, Chiwetalu Agu, Jide Kosoko. Others are Toyin Abraham, Chinedu Ikedieze, Odunlade Adekola, and Hafeez Oyetoro, Mawuli Gavor, Charles Inojie, Kehinde Bankole, Bimbo Ademoye, Bimbo Akintola, and Ali Nuhu, among others.
According to the synopsis of the movie, a female art enthusiast who wants to marry the man she loves got her dream of a blissful married life dashed when she got pregnant unexpectedly. Her mission is to locate who the father of the unborn baby having chosen celibacy with her fiance while courting.
The fast-rising singer announced her self into the big music stage when she released hits tracks like “Askamaya,” “Case,” and “Uyo Meyo”.
Teni is the younger sister of another Nigerian singer Niniola.
The ‘Lonely’ crooner who had earlier released her debut single titled “Amen” while signed to Shizzi’s Magic Fingers Records and gained some prominence after releasing the single “Fargin.”
She ended year 2018 on a high note carting away several awards like Rookie of the Year at the 2018 Headies Awards, and Most Promising Act to Watch at the 2018 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.
She also took home the Best New Artist Award at the 2018 Soundcity MVP Awards Festival.
Nigerian music download website, NotJustOk ranked her eighth on their list of the 10 Hottest Artists In Nigeria, among other accolades.
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