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Charles Okocha This is what 'Igwe Tupac' thinks about his constant returnee roles

Nollywood actor, Charles Okocha is popular for his continuous returnee role. In this interview, the actor speaks on being stereotyped.

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Charles Okocha in 'Igwe Tupac play

Charles Okocha in 'Igwe Tupac

Stereotyping in films is as old as the Nigerian film industry itself.

Nollywood actor, Charles Okocha, recently earned himself the name 'Igwe Tupac' after short clips of his performance in movie of same name, went viral.

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Charles Okocha also known as Igwe Tupac


The actor who has been in the movie industry for a long time is popular for his returnee roles.

In an interview with Pulse Nigeria, the actor who admitted to being stereotyped, had this to say;

"In the industry that we are in today, once you play a particular character and you do it well, you would be called for it over and over."


According to the actor, he started getting calls from different producers after he starred in the movie 'Sound of Love,' alongside Chioma Chukwuka and Chinwetalu Agu as a returnee. "Anything that had to do with yankee, they would say "call Charles Okocha," he said.

Watch full clip below;

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