Reactions as Actor Kanayo Says Nollywood Used to Rent Food When Movie Industry Started

Reactions as Actor Kanayo Says Nollywood Used to Rent Food When Movie Industry Started

  • Nollywood actor, Kanayo O Kanayo, has left social media users buzzing following a recent revelation he made
  • According to the veteran, actors were not allowed to eat food served on set as they were rented as props
  • Several internet users have reacted with amusement and surprise over how far Nollywood has come

The Nollywood industry has certainly come a long way into becoming the largest film industry in Africa and a recent post by Kanayo O Kanayo is proof.

Photos of actor Kanayo O Kanayo.
The video has sparked reactions. Photo credit: @kanayo.o.kanayo
Source: Instagram

The Nollywood veteran had earlier taken to social media to share video of himself eating a meal of 'swallow' with vegetable soup together with actress Regina Daniels and another lady.

Facing the camera and wielding a larch chunk of meat, Kanayo recalled how back in the days when the industry first started, food was considered as props on set.

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According to him, they used to rent food for movie projects and that if one ever ate it, they would have to forgo their artist fee.

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The video has sparked reactions from social media users, many of who were surprised and amused by this seemingly new information.

Check out some comments below:


"No wonder, they never use to eat the food"


"So is possible to rent food? Update plenty ooo"


"I used to wonder why they never actually ate the food "


"Awww they've come a mighty long way!"


"Rent food??? That's strange and after Renting?? They resell for consumers to eat???"


"Dem dey rent food to shoot film thought they prepare it themselves."


"Wow!!!. Dem dey rent food???. Just wow."

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"I will eat it oh…iffa perish I perish"

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