Nollywood Actor Pawpaw celebrates long-standing friendship with Aki

Nollywood comic Actor, Osita Iheme popularly known as Pawpaw has celebrated the long-standing friendship with his colleague and onscreen twin, Chinedu Ikedieze aka Aki.

The duo took the African movie industries by storm after featuring in their debut film, ‘Aki naUkwa’ in 2002, which paved the way for them to become household names.

After 19 years, there was a remake of their debut ‘Aki naUkwa’ to honour them.

In a tweet to celebrate his friendship with his star brother, Mr. Iheme said “coming together is a beginning, staying together is a success and working together is progress #GodIsTheGreatest.”

The remake of their debut movie, ‘Aki and Pawpaw’ was released in 2021 Nigerian which was produced by Play Network Studios and Film One Entertainment. The comedy film was directed by Biodun Stephen, written by Steph Boyo and OziomaOgbaji.

It was released on 15 December 2021, showing in cinemas nationwide on 17 December 2021. The comedy stars Amechi Muonagor, Real Warri Pikin, Blessing Jessica Obasi, Charles Inojie, Chioma Okafor, Uti Nwachukwu, Toyin Abraham, Stan Nze, Juliet Ibrahim, and Francis Sule.

The original movie, ‘Aki naUkwa’ in 2002 was produced by Chinedu Ikedieze and Osita Iheme.


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