Richard Mofe Damijo Actor was scared of returning to Nollywood after 8-year absence

Richard Mofe Damijo who took a long break from acting revealed he was scared, worried and uncertain about returning.

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Richard Mofe Damijo

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In January 2009, Nollywood veteran Richard Mofe Damijo became the Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in Delta State, taking a break from acting.

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RMD and granddaughter

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In 2016, the actor made a huge return to the screen, featuring in acclaimed productions.

On November 2, 2016, the charismatic actor took to his Instagram page to encourage his followers and advice against the belief that they are  too old to go for their dreams.

On his exit from the acting scene for eight years, the "Violated" actor revealed that he was scared, uncertain and worried about making a return after long years of absence.

He also described his 'swag, sex appeal and charisma' as the "glory of God.'

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RMD and his girls, Genevieve Nnaji, Stephanie Linus

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"Let's take some time to revisit the "you're too old to go for your dreams" myth. Yea, it's a myth and if anyone tries to convince you otherwise, tell them to take a good look at me. I left the scene (my dreams) for EIGHT YEARS...8 years in the entertainment industry is a life time, trust me, so I call it EIGHT LONG YEARS of being away from my dreams.


"Contrary to what a lot of you think and/or believe, when it was time for me to return to my dreams, I was scared, worried, uncertain, had doubts, questions and fears but hey, I went to the rock that is higher than I (God). I went to Him in humility and sincerity...

"The thing you call swag, sex appeal, charisma...you name it, is the GLORY OF GOD...It is by His special grace that at 55 rapidly going on 56, I am blessed to live my dreams in health and sound mind.


Today, I encourage you to conquer your fears, worries, doubts, uncertainties and go with God. Go for your dreams... it's never too late to start, never too late to try again,"
he wrote.

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RMD lost 20kg for "Oloibiri"

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Since his return, the actor has featured in movies including "The Grudge," "The Wedding Party," "Okafor's Law," "Dinner," "Hush," "Three Wise Men," "Oloibiri" among others.

Richard Mofe Damijo is a veteran who is popular for Nollywood classics including "Keeping Faith," "Violated," "Out of Bounds," "Diamond Ring," "Scores to Settle" among others.

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