The Kannywood movie industry was immersed in several controversies in 2019.
Movie producers said the Hausa film industry suffered low patronage in 2019 due to the films showing only in cinemas. It also witnessed verbal and physical squabbles among players, leading to several controversies.
Here is Premium Times’ pick of the five Kannywood biggest controversies of 2019.
1- Ali Nuhu sues Adam Zango
The battle for supremacy between Adam Zango and Ali Nuhu took another twist in April. That month, Nuhu sued Zango for defamation of character and false accusation.
In a video post on his Instagram page in April, Zango accused Nuhu of encouraging his supporters to abuse his mother.
Nuhu, the winner of 2018 AMVCA award for best indigenous movie of the year, initially did not respond to the…