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7 reasons to celebrate Funke Akindele at 40

24 August 2016, 14:39

Lagos - Talented filmmaker and actress, Funke Akindele turned 40 on Wednesday (August 24) here are eight reasons you are not allowed to dislike her.

1. Her comedy films
Akindele has brought numerous hilarious characters to life, working alongside the likes of Nkem Owoh, AY Makun, Chinedu Ikedieze among others. Her performances are interesting and she is talented.

2. Her versatility as an actress
She has been a single parent, a hair stylist, a student, a village girl, among others, and she has never failed to deliver.

3. Her humble personality
From her interviews, red carpet appearances, Akindele is one genuine, funny actress, who never puts on any airs.

4. Her dancing skills
Yes! She can also dance, and it is totally impossible to watch the actress show off her dance movies without a wide grin on your face.

5. Her style
Akindele is effortlessly a fashionista, who doesn't need to try too hard to make an entrance on red carpets.

6. Her awards
Who doesn't love success? In 2009, Funke won the  AMMA 'Best Actress' award'. In 2014, the talented actress also won the Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards 'Best Actress in a comedy'. In 2016, the actress won another AMVCA for the character "Jenifa."

7."Jenifa's Diary"
Isn't that just one of the best things on TV? It is hilarious, well scripted, and has a way of getting our favourite celebrities play cameos.


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