Popular Nollywood actress and singer, Bunkunmi Oluwasina has won the Best Lead Actress in A Movie at the 2021 Yoruba Movie Gist Awards
The screen diva on Sunday took to her Instagram page to jubilate and announce her latest achievement to her fans and followers.
She also expressed her appreciation to everyone who had voted for her and to the organisers of the award.
Sharing the picture of her award plaque, the actress said she would like to dedicate it to her late father.
The award plaque
She said she hoped he would be happy for her in Heaven.
She wrote: “WE WON GUYS.
BEST LEAD ACTRESS IN A MOVIE. 2021.
I thought the second slide would be my highlight for a long time excitement Cos I have being blushing all over the place😍🙈, But then God decided to help me add more.
I JUST WANT TO SAY A BIG “THANK YOU “🙏🏼❤️ To Everyone who voted for me. I really do appreciate you all. God bless you. @yorubamoviegist Thanks a lot for the nomination.
I would like to dedicate this award to my Dad.
HEY DAD, I HOPE YOU ARE HAPPY IN HEAVEN TOO? THIS ONE IS FOR YOU❤️🌹
Oluwasina is a native of Ekiti state (Oke-Imesi).
She graduated from the Obafemi Awolowo University, where she studied Theatre Arts.
She came into the limelight right after producing a movie titled Ayomi (My joy).
The movie was shot in July 2014 in Lagos, Nigeria, and officially released into the market on the 21st of September 2015.
Oluwasina partnered with Pepsi, AVF, and Vivas for the premiere of Ayomi.
According to her, she shot the movie while she was still studying at the Obafemi Awolowo University.
Her debut movie, ‘Ayomi’, won many awards and got a number of nominations, including the 2015 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards in the Best Indigenous Movie (Yoruba) category, the Best of Nollywood Awards (BON Awards), MAYA Awards, and ACI Awards.