Nigerians have reacted to the snub of Nollywood actor Ibrahim Chatta at the nominations for the prestigious Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, AMVCA.
A few days ago, Multichoice announced the nomination lists for the 2023 awards, which comes up soon. Nollywood stars such as Kunle Afolayan, Femi Adebayo, Funke Akindele and others earned big nominations during the announcement.
Actress Funke Akindele bagged 10 nominations for her box office record-breaking movie, Battle on Buka Street. She was nominated in 9 categories of AMVCA for Battle on Buka Street, while one was for her series on Africa Magic, My Siblings & I.
A Nollywood movie influencer noticed the snub of Ibrahim Chatta during the nomination of Femi Adebayo’s film King of Thieves. His pivotal role contributed greatly to the success of the movie.
Sharing their thoughts online, many noted that Ibrahim Chatta is a brilliant actor who is good at interpreting different roles perfectly. He has delivered perfectly well since the first time he appeared on the screen as an actor.
One Ibukunoluwa wrote: Make e no act any other scene for that movie, This scene alone deserves an award!!! He is an extraordinary actor.
One Moyinoluwa wrote, “Ibrahim Chatta is an ENIGMA. Whether nominated or not…I dare say, ‘U ARE A PHENOMENAL THESPIAN”
One Olawunmi wrote, “Ibrahim Chatta is underrated asf, there is no role he does not do justice to.”
“Na because of him I actually like that AGESINKOLE movie” Call me shine commented.
Another user, Bukky Majek wrote: I still don’t know why this great actor has always been underrated shush well, doesn’t change the fact that he’s the best actor of his generation
In like manner, netizens condemned the organizers of AMVCA for omitting the lead role of Kunle Afolayan’s ANIKULAPO, Kunle Remi. His role as Saro was one of the reasons many watched the movies.