Any movie fan who is so much into films can confidently bet on Ghanaian actress Akorfa Edjeani Asiedu in the wake of watching only one of her numerous films. The veteran actress has undoubtedly assumed a critical role in the film ‘world’ both in Ghana and Africa as a whole.
For quite a long time and up until this day, Akorfa graces the screens with her magnificent talent in motion pictures. As adaptable as she may be, Akorfa Edjeani Asiedu plays any role impeccably to the surprise of watchers, paying little heed to how difficult it may be.
She has been on set with basically all the enormous and experienced actors just like herself in Ghana and Africa. The actress, producer and a business person has such a lot of specialty cut for herself with some degree of involvement connected to it that, she is readily accessible to offer her support to any actor, should they flood forward.
Yet, shockingly, the greater part of these budding actors neglect to do as such, due to reasons most popular to them. Perhaps, they infer they know everything.
Akorfa respectfully went through the hands of fine and credible directors and producers in the film industry prior to building her spotless image. Along these lines, she would have wished to pass her experience to the sprouting ones, but it just wouldn’t happen.
The 51 year-old has indeed lived up to expectations as a professional actress, by winning for herself some significant awards. Her short film -‘Not My Daughter‘, won the Best Short Film at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2008, with ‘I Sing Of A Well’, similarly being one of the acclaimed motion pictures she did that also won an award.
Akorfa Edjeani Asiedu has once been nominated for Africa Movie Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role. The University of Ghana graduate has been a cast of numerous motion pictures to her credit, which includes: I Sing of a Well, Azali, Sidechic Gang, Gold Coast Lounge, Children of the Mountain, Aloe Vera, The Cursed Ones, and so many more.
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Other than the above, ‘Not My Daughter’ was very significant, particularly when it had to do with a crusade against female genital mutilation. It was very connecting to what is happening in our society, and trended to even win – Best Short Film at the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) in 2008, with ‘I Sing Of A Well’, the film she featured in and co-produced, also winning three awards and the Best Jury Award from African Movie Academy Awards in 2010.
Akorfa Edjeani Asiedu, who has built a solid pillar in films is also a Ghana Institute of Journalism graduate.