Why I Disappeared from Nollywood – Nonso Diobi Opens up
Popular Nollywood award-winning Nigerian actor and film director, Nonso Diobi, has finally opened up about the reason behind his long absence from the movie scene.
For over a 10years, the actor was one of the leading lights of the Nigerian movie industry, starring in numerous blockbuster movies that made him a beloved figure among fans both in Nigeria and beyond.
However, the actor took a break from acting, which left his fans wondering why he had been absent for so long.
During a recent interview with Hip Tv, Nonso Diobi shared the reason behind his hiatus from the movie scene.
He explained that he took a break to improve his acting skills and shared his plans for the future, which include working as an actor, filmmaker, and movie director.
In his words:
“So basically I put it this way. I always take time off to acquire more knowledge, to become something else in entertainment, and also to keep giving my fans what they want. And basically, that’s why I’ve been off the scene for a while and I am coming back with a bang.
“Right now, I have two movies in the works and I will be making it known to the public pretty soon. At the moment, I can officially tell you that I am a filmmaker also, not just the regular Nonso Diobi movie star that you know.
“So I’m also into directing now. I’m producing my own movies, and very soon, the fans will really understand why I took some time off. Because entertainment is my life.”