Nollywood Comic Actress, Funke Akindele To Speak Hausa Dialect In New Project
Recalled that Nollywood comic celebrity, Funke Akindele popularly known as Jenifa was declared to star in Marvel’s upcoming heavyweight movie, Avengers: Infinity War. Amidst the congratulatory messages loading up on social media per second, how deep is her character and who exactly she’s acting as in this film?
Based on the character profile on Marvel’s website, Funke Akindele would be playing a member of the Dora Milaje pronounced as “dora-meh-LAH-shay” this role will see the Nigerian screen goddess join a female team of personal bodyguards for Black panther, all recruited from Wakanda. Apart from their protective function, they are a group of powerful and superior Wakandans.
The Dora Milaje were assembled as a group of potential suitors for king. The Wakandans put forth a daughter from every tribe to maintain peace and ensure every tribe had a chance at the crown.
The Wakandans traditionally speak in Hausa dialect, though only to the king and to each other.