Bimbo Akintola Veteran actress prefers performing on stage to screen

"Stepping on stage is stepping into another world, and it doesn't stop until the play stops" - Bimbo Akintola.

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Bimbo Akintola

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On June 10, 2016, veteran actress Bimbo Akintola was a guest at Pulse TV.

During an exclusive interview, the "Out of Bounds" actress spoke on performing for screen and stage.

According to her, stepping on stage is like stepping into a whole new world.

Bimbo Akintola at "8 Bars and a Clef" premiere play

Bimbo Akintola at "8 Bars and a Clef" premiere

 

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Read excerpts below:

"Both. I know you are going to say that is not possible, but it is true. Ok, not so sure - stage. Stepping on stage is stepping into another world, and it doesn't stop until the play stops.

So for an hour and a half, you are totally somebody else. It's amazing, I can't describe it, and if I try, I would sound cheesy.

But it's just, as soon as you are on stage, you are somebody else, and it's amazing.

Bimbo Akintola performing on stage play

Bimbo Akintola performing on stage

 

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The actress also spoke on the reception they got performing the stage drama "Hear Word" at Frascati Theatre in Amsterdam, Netherlands. According to her, the positive reception was not surprising at a certain level.

Akintola made her acting debut in 1995 in the movie"Owo Blow." She came into limelight after her performance in "Out of Bonds."

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