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Tobi Makinde’s Film Receives International Recognition

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Nollywood actor Tobi Makinde is celebrating a major milestone as his yet-to-be-released film has been officially selected for the 8th edition of the Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival.

Makinde expressed his excitement and gratitude on Instagram, sharing the film’s poster and praising God for this remarkable achievement.

Our film has been officially selected for the 8th edition of the Toronto International Nollywood Film Festival. God be praised! I’m particularly excited about this one! It’s a tale that resonates well with me, and for this reason, it’s dear to my heart!” Makinde wrote, reflecting his deep connection to the film.

This achievement follows closely on the heels of another recognition for Makinde. Recently, he was highlighted among the rising Nollywood stars to watch in 2024 by Top Charts Africa. The platform described Makinde, also known by his screen names Shinene and Tinini, as one of the most refined, talented, and hardworking actors in the industry.

In response to this recognition, Makinde expressed his gratitude towards Funke Akindele, his mentor, and the writer who acknowledged his talent. He credited Akindele for providing him with the platform that propelled him to recognition and success.

Despite rumours suggesting tension between Makinde and Akindele, with claims that she was holding back his career growth, Makinde debunked these allegations. He praised Akindele for her kindness, training, and unwavering support, stating that her mentorship has been instrumental in his career.

Funke Akindele has been so kind to me, and her love and support are something I will not forget in a hurry,” he shared.

Makinde’s  gratitude and acknowledgment of the support from industry veterans like Funke Akindele highlight the importance of mentorship and collaboration in the entertainment industry.

Also Read: Funke Akindele and Tobi Makinde Allegedly in Feud Over Career Move

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