Meet the nominees.
Five men are up for the award of Best Supporting Actor at the 2016 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards.
The nominees for the 2016 edition of the AMVCA was announced on Friday, December 11, 2015. The awards ceremony is set to hold in the first quarter of the year.
Meet the nominees for Best Supporting Actor here:
Blossom Chukwujekwu – “Stolen Water”
In 2015, Blossom Chukwujekwu won Best Supporting Actor in a drama at the AMVCAs. Again this year, his talent has seen him nominated for his role in “Stolen Water”.
The film is directed by Ikechukwu Onyeka. Chukwujekwu features in this film alongside Nse Ikpe-Etim, Mary Remmy and Keppy Ekpeyong. The movie is about a senator whose stepdaughter uses his darkest secret to blackmail him.
Chiedozie ‘Sambasa’ Nzeribe – “A Soldier’s Story”
Chiedozie Nzeribe popularly known as Sambasa is a graduate of Creative Arts from the University of Lagos. His big acting break came when he starred in "A Mile From Home".
Sambasa stars alongside Tope Tedela and Daniel K. Daniel in the film. The storyline of this film is engaging – packed with suspense and mystery. “A Soldier’s Story” is about a newly wedded Nigeria soldier, Major Egan who goes on a peacekeeping mission in Wazts Republic.
Olumide Oworu – “A Soldier’s Story”
Oworu plays the role of the brother of Regina (played by Linda Ejiofor) in the action film “A Soldier’s Story” written by Frankie Ogar.
OC Ukeje – “The Department”
2015 saw OC Ukeje crowned as the 'Best Actor' in a drama. Ukeje stars in “The Department” alongside Desmond Elliot and Majid Michel. Here's a breakdown of the movie's synopsis:
The gang members in a secret department of a business conglomerate blackmail top executives into selling their companies to the leader of the conglomerate, however trouble brews when two members want to opt out.
Soibifaa Dokubo - “Stigma”
Soibifaa Dokubo is a creative artist. The actor stars in “Stigma” alongside Hilda Dokubo, Jackie Appiah and Emeka Ike. The film is about a mother and daughter who both through their work as birth attendants contract HIV.