"My director had told me to play the lead role, and I said “ no.” First of all, I just had a baby, I felt I had not shed that weight yet," Caroline Danjuma
In a brief chat with Channels TV, the proud mother of three spoke on her return to Nollywood. According to her, it was scary for her.
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"It wasn’t easy, It has been like a decade that I did my last movie. It was very scary," the actress said.
"Initially, my director had told me to play the lead role, and I said “ no.” First of all I just had a baby, I felt I had not shed that weight yet. I was shy, I was panicking, I read my script over and over again. I said “you know what? No. I would rather you give it to someone better than myself, because this is my comeback. I want to be comfortable.”
The actress further revealed that she was asked to pick the lead actress, and she went for Nse Ikpe Etim.
According to Danjuma, who finally played the supporting character Ella, the cast and crew of “Stalker” were really supportive, and helped her fit in.
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Starring AMVCA award winning actress, Nse Ikpe Etim, alongside Jim Iyke, Anthony Monjaro, Emem Inwang, AY Makun amongst others, "Stalker" is directed by Moses Inwang, and produced by Caroline Danjuma.
"Stalker" grabbed 12 nominations at the 2015 GIAMA awards, and went on to win the "Best Film," "Best Actor" (Jim Iyke), and "Best Actress" (Nse Ikpe Etim).
A successful stylist, Kaylah Lawal (Nse Ikpe Etim) is out late one night and ends up in the wrong place at the wrong time. She manages to escape being attacked by members of a secret society out on rampage..
Her Knight in shining armour turns out to be Michael (Jim Iyke) an executive Cab driver who shows up at the nick of time and saves her life…. Or so she thinks. So who is leaving all these strange letters, flowers and unsolicited gifts at her front door and office? Your guess is as good as mine! Before she knows it, Kaylah finds that her life is slowly turning to a living nightmare…
Watch Caroline Danjuma's interview below.