COVID-19: Lala Akindoju, Beverly Naya speak on how pandemic will affect movie making
- Nollywood actresses, Lala Akindoju and Beverly Naya, have taken to social media to speak on how the pandemic will affect movie making
- Naya in a recent tweet questioned whether actors will still be allowed to kiss or hold conversations in close proximity
- Reacting to the tweet, Akindoju stated that the life of a performing artist will need to be restructured
As Nigeria and the world continue to battle with the global pandemic, coronavirus also known as COVID-19, it has become obvious that the world may never go back to how it was before the arrival of the deadly virus.
Nollywood stars, Lala Akindoju and Beverly Naya, recently took to social media to speak on movie making and how coronavirus will change the game. Naya questioned if actors would still be allowed to kiss or hold conversations in close proximity when shooting movies.
Agreeing to this, Akindoju stated that there may be a need to restructure the lives of actors as it can no longer be business as usual.
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Another actor, Gideon Okeke also spoke on how the virus will affect the industry. The talented Nollywood actor has expressed concern about actors being susceptible to the virus due to their craft.
Describing acting at a 'contact sport', the Tinsel actor and father of one spoke on the issue of shooting kissing scene amidst the spread of the virus. He concluded his message by stating that actors should present their health certificate before shooting kissing scenes.
Meanwhile, Nigerian singer, Zlatan Ibile recently got cautioned over what many people have described as his lackadaisical attitude towards the fight against coronavirus in Nigeria.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on April 19, confirmed 86 new cases of coronavirus bringing the total number to 627, and this got several reactions from Nigerians.
Zlatan, however, was amused by this and reacted to the tweet with 4 laughing emojis. This did not sit well with presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, who then cautioned him, reminding him that the situation was a matter of life and death, just as the president had said in his recent speech.
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