From "Ahmad" to "Fasbir", here are some movies from the Hausa movie industry you need to see.
Not to worry, Pulse Movies has rounded up 10 must-watch movies of the year so far, cutting across several genres; from romance to action to thriller.
Here they are (in no particular order):
"Afra" stars Adam A Zango, Fati Washa, Rabiu Rikadawa and Tijjani Faraga. The drama was directed by Nura M. Inuwa.
Featuring Ibrahim Maishunku and Aminu Sheriff, this action thriller follows the events that occur when the daughter of a politician is kidnapped.
The screenplay for "Ahmad" was written by Yakubu M. Kumo and directed by Mu’Azzam Idi Yari.
If you like crime and investigation, then you’ll want to watch “Basaja Gidan Yari”. The crime drama was directed by popular filmmaker Adam A. Zango.
“Dan Kuka” is a comedy by Zango. It follows the antics of a man in a rural village. The movie stars Ado Gwanja.
"Fasbir" stars some of Kannywood’s favourites including Ali Nuhu, Faraga, Tanimu Akawu, and Ramadan Booth.
"Iyalina" directed by Yaseen Auwal stars the likes of Ibrahim Madawari, Sadiq Sani Sadiq, Akawu, Hauwa Maina, Shehu Hassan Kano, Fati Shu'uma.
Starring Nuhu, Rahama Sadau, Sadiq, Hauwa Maina, and Hadiza Mohammed, "Kasa Ta" (My Nation), a political drama was directed by Auwal.
Jamila Umar Nagudu plays the role of the leading lady in "Mahaukaciya". The cast of the Kannywood movie includes: Sulaiman Bosho, Aminu Dagash, and Haruna Kutama.
This emotional drama was directed by Ali Gumzak.
This Kannywood drama stars Ali Nuhu, alongside Maryam Gidado. It was directed by Abubakar Shehu.