How did the character "Frank Donga" come to life? In an exclusive interview with Pulse Nigeria, Kunle Idowu spoke on the birth of his 'alter ego.'
Kunle Idowu popularly known as Frank Donga was recently a guest at Pulse TV.
In the interesting chat, he spoke on the birth of the character, which he described as his 'alter ego.'
"Frank Donga is my alter ego. It was kind of leaked out to the world when I was working with an online TV platform " the actor said.
According to the actor who used to work as a camera person and video editor, his friends MO and Femi encouraged him to record his 'usual crazy stuffs' which he never thought was extra ordinary.
"I would say stuffs, and my friends Mo and Femi will roll on the funny and say 'this is so funny. You know what, this is some stuff we could record later.' And then, that particular day I was wearing that pink shirt to work, and I said a couple of things and they kept laughing.
I said 'you know what guys? We've said it for too long, grab your cameras let's record something. Basically that's was how it came to what you guys see ."
The actor became a household name for the character Frank Donga, which made its debut in ‘The Interview’ comedy series about a job seeking hilarious man.
In 2015, Idowu was nominated for best actor in a comedy in the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award. He lost the prestigious award to Femi Jacobs for his role in "The Meeting."
Watch his interview with Pulse Nigeria below.