Pulse List 2016 Top 7 Kannywood directors of 2016

The list features the directors of “Kasa Ta,” "Maula," “Iyalina” and more.

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Yaseen Auwal and Murtala Balala on set of "Kasko"

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The director is one who dreams up a movie project from beginning to end. He/she is one of the most important pieces of the film-making process.

The Hausa language movie industry popularly called Kannywood saw some interesting releases ranging from comedy to action movies. Pulse Movies has rounded up a list of the creative key players whose projects were well accepted.

In compiling this list, Pulse Movies, collaborated with industry professionals and Kannywood movie enthusiasts to decide who deserved to be recognised for their skills and work done in 2016.

Here’s a list of some of the top directors in Kannywood for the year 2016.

1. Ali Gumzak

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Ali Gumzak

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Notable movies released this year: “Ana Wata Ga Wata”, “Baiwar Allah”, and emotional drama “Maula”.

2. Falalu Dorayi

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Falalu Dorayi

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Notable movie released this year: “Basaja Gidan Yari”

3. Imran S.I Ashir

Notable movie released this year: “Fasbir”, “Bilhaqq

4. Muazam Idi Yari

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Muazam Idi Yari

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Notable movies released this year: “Ahmad”, “Gudun jini”

5. Sadiq Mafiya

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Sadiq Mafia

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Notable movies released this year: “Afra”, “Yar Amana

6. Yaseen Auwal

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Yaseen Auwal

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Notable movies released this year: “Iyalina”, “Kasa Ta

7. Abubakar Shehu

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On set of "Nasibi"

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Notable films released this year: “Nasibi”, “Rabin raina”, “Bakin Mulki”

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