NOLLYWOOD UPDATE : Odunlade Adekola, Fathia Balogun Win Big At Yoruba Movie Academy Awards 2014

March 30, 2014, actors Odunlade Adekola and Fathia Balogun beat their fellow actors to win the Best Actor and Actress awards of the Yoruba Movie Academy Awards (YMAA) held at the Civic Centre, Ibadan, Oyo State.

The duo alongside Ojopagogo, Kelvin Ikeduba, Niji Akanni and 11 others shone as they carted away the awards while the likes of Late Kola Ogunmola, Late Duro Ladipo, Prof Akinwunmi Isola, Adebayo Faleti and Lanre Hassan (Iya Awero) were all given honorary awards.

Pageantry was added to the four hour event as celebrities from different walks of life, showed up clad in their traditional outfits as stated on the invitation. Present were Dayo Adeneye, Yinka Ayefele, Yemi Solade, Peju Ogunmola, Saidi Balogun, Mercy Aigbe, Iyabo Ojo and others.

See the full list of winners:

SPECIAL RECOGNITION

Kola Ogunmola
Akinwunmi Ishola
Duro Ladipo
Mama Awero
BEST ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE

Muyiwa Ademola in Tangiri
Yomi Fash Lanso in Eja Tutu
Odunade Adekola in Mufu Olosa Oko – Winner
Femi Adebayo in Aiyekoto
Ibrahim Chatta in Onidajo
Muka Ray Eyiwunmi in Ashiru Ejire
BEST ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Liz Anjorin in Kofo Tinubu
Ayo Adesanya in Amope Alasela
Funke Akindele in Ife Gbona
Bimbo Oshin in faderera
Iyabo Ojo in Arinzo
Fathia Balogun in Opo – Winner
BEST ACTOR IN SUPPORTING ROLE

Akin Lewis in Obayeje
Antar Laniyan in Ibinu Oba
Taiwo Hassan in Eni Jogun
Aina Gold in Ika Kan
Dele Odule in Feranmi – Winner
Olaiya Igwe in Ile Alayo
BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Joke Muyiwa in Ayitale – Winner
Ayo Mogaji in Mama Insurance
Dupe Jaiyesimi in Oloja Ere Rose Odika in Tori Ogun
Aisat Abimbola in Mulika Nkako
Iyabo Oko in Ile Alayo
BEST CROSS OVER ACTOR

Mercy Aigbe in Osas
Kelvin Ikeduba in Adanikanrin- Winner
Doris Simoen in Gucci Girls
Rykado Agbor in Iyo Aye
Toyin Aimaku in Jejeloye
BEST MUSICIAN IN ACTING ROLE

Alabi Pasuma in Irawo Meji – Winner
Saheed Osupa in Labake Omo Oko
Ajoke Cinderella in Shakyra
Sule Alao in Aminatu papapa
Salawa Abeni in Asiru Ejire
Remi Aluko in Igba
BEST COMEDY FILM

Ile alayo
Ijewuru
Olojojo – Winner
Alani baba labake
Iyawo gbajumo
MOST PROMISING ACTOR

Gabriel Afolayan in Aba Meta
Tunde Owokoniran in Penkelemesi – Winner
Damola Olatunji in Adetutu
Big Val Jokotoye in Ika Kan
Austin Emmanuel in Agbara
Korede Wealth in Arole Are
MOST PROMISING ACTRESS

Memunat Yinusa in Mimiano – Winner
Titi Oludipe in Aran
Misola iyun in Adetutu
Tayo Sobola in Arewa Onijogbon
Laitan Ogungbile in Ona Wura
BEST CULTURAL MOVIE

Aramotu- Winner
Tangiri
Adayeba Ote
Igba Oro
Abeni Alagbo Oru
BEST MARKETER

Toymax Holdings
Olasco Films- Winner
Coporate Pictures
Almaroof Zainab Ventures
Lawlah His Grace
ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTING

Saidi Balogun in Alami Ayemi
Adebayo Tijani in Aiyekoto
Abiodun Olanrewaju in Arinzo
Niji Akanni in Aramotu – Winner
Kunle Afod in Ika Kan
Muyideen S. Ayinde in Amope Alasela
BEST PICTURE

Arinzo Aramotu – Winner
Aiyekoto
Alami Aiyemi
Ika kan
Amope Alasela
ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMA

Irawe
Jejeloye
Gucci Girls
Arole Are
Ona Abayo
Riche Riche – Winner
ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING

Iyo Aye
Eja Tutu – Winner
Arire Oko Deola
Owu
Ile Alayo
Adetutu

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