Fast-rising Nollywood actress, model and musician, Kehinde Bankole is the cover girl for the Independence issue of Nolly Silver Screen magazine. The award-winning actress, who plays the role of Tawa in Kunle Afolayan’s blockbuster October 1, reveals that she shares some characteristics with her onscreen personality. “I am a strong man’s woman; I am only for that strong one.”
Kenny Banks, as she is fondly called added: “October 1 gave me the chance to live what would otherwise have remained an imagination of what it was like living in the old times, because yes, I often times have wondered. It’s not about the volume of work, it was and still remains. Speaking about the Independence edition, Isabella Akinseye, Editor of Nolly Silver Screen said, “Our Independence edition coincided with the release of October 1. And we were lucky to speak to key cast members; Kehinde Bankole our cover girl, the film’s director Kunle Afolayan, Sadiq Daba and Demola Adedoyin. This edition is also special because it is also the first anniversary of the ninth issue of the monthly 40-page digital magazine also includes interviews with Charles Novia, Daniel Etim Effiong, Walter Taylaur, Judith Audu, Ugoma Adegoke and Amarachi Onoh.”
Film critic Wilfred Okiche compiles a top 10 list of the best Nollywood films ever made. Also featured in this edition are reports from the Nollywood Film Festival Germany, Nollywood E-Golden Awards, Abuja International Film Festival and the Arusha African film festival.
“Our readers can expect insightful articles, humorous cartoon, news, listings, red carpet fashion, competitions and much more in our Independence issue,” said Akinseye.