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Biography/Profile/History Of Nollywood Actress Kabirah Kafidipe


Kabirah Kafidipe is a Nigerian film actress, director and producer. She is popularly known as “Araparegangan” for her role in Saworoide, a 1999 Nigerian film produced and directed by Tunde KelaniDSC_4466

Early life

Kafidipe was born on July 29. A native of Ikereku, a town in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, southwestern Nigeria. 0cf59_Kabirat-KafidipeShe attended Abeokuta Grammar School where she obtained the West Africa School Certificate before she proceeded to Olabisi Onabanjo University, where she received a bachelor’s degree in Mass communication.

For those of us that started watching Nollywood movies early enough when the Tade Ogidans and Tunde Kelanis of this world were still very young and taking the industry by storm, this face will look familiar to you.

You remember that young girl Araparegangan who was Kunle Afolayan (Aresejabata’s) girlfriend in the yesteryear movie, Saworoide? Yes, the Araparegangan who was a young princess in that movie is now a grown woman making things happen for herself. The light skinned actress is also into the fashion business.

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Kabirah’s first film appearance was in The White Handkerchief, a short film adapted from The Virgin, a debut novel of Bayo Adebowale, produced and directed by Tunde Kelani but came into limelight when she featured in Saworoide, a 1999 Nigerian film that starred Kunle Afolayan, Peter Fatomilola, Kola Oyewo, Yemi Shodimu

She later featured in a 2004 Nigerian film, titled The Campus Queen, The Narrow Path, a 2006 film that starred Sola Asedeko, Beautiful Nubia, directed by Tunde Kelani and produced by Mainframe Films and Television Productions.

imageFolashade Omoniyi, Kabirah Kafidipe & Alaba

Her lead role in Iwalewa, a 2006 Nigerian film fetched her the Africa Movie Academy Awards of Best Actress in a Leading Role. She starred in Dazzling Mirage, a 2014 Nigerian drama film, produced and directed by Tunde Kelani; it stars Kunle Afolayan, Bimbo Manuel, Yomi Fash Lanso, Taiwo Ajai Lycett.

She produced a film titled, Bintu which was premiered in R & A Hotel at Opebi in Ikeja, Lagos State.


CREDITS: WIKIPEDIA, GBEventsServices’s channel

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