Nollywood actor, Chiwetalu Agu reveals in an interview with Vanguard Newspaper that he has acted in at least 950 movies playing different roles since 1981. Narrating how he got roles in the Television adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s ‘Things Fall Apart,’ and NTA’s longest running soap, ‘Ripples.’
“It will be very difficult to count or name all my films at the stretch of the finger because they are numerous. But I have counted 950 films till date since 1981. I believe that this is a Guinness Book of Records material. I doubt if any actor in Africa as well as the world over has such a record,” Agu said.
On some his many roles, Agu explained the series of event that led to some of the big projects he has starred in while acknowledging that he lost his chances to play in Kenneth Nnebue’s historic home video, ‘Living in Bondage.’