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Ali Nuhu Biography, Family, Married, Movies, Songs and Awards

Ali Nuhu Biography

Ali Nuhu is a Nigerian actor, producer, director, dancer and script writer. He was born on 15 March 1974 in Maiduguri, Borno, in northeastern Nigeria. His father Nuhu Poloma hailed from Balanga town of Gombe State and his mother Fatima Karderam Digema from Bama village of Borno State. Nuhu grow up and spent the highest number of his years in Kano.

He attended Riga Special Primary School, Government Commercial Secondary School and Science Secondary School in Kano State where he obtained Primary and Secondary school certificate respectively. Nuhu is an alumnus of University of Jos where he obtained a degree in Geography. He later attended University of Southern California for a course in film production and cinematic arts.

He is referred to in the media as the “King of Kannywood”, “Sarki Ali” or “King Ali”, he has appeared in hundreds of Hausa Language and English Language films, and earned numerous accolades than any other actor in Kannywood.

Ali Nuhu

Ali Nuhu

Nuhu is the first Nigerian to successfully cut across the Northern and Southern axis of Nigeria as an actor. Nuhu has a significant following in Africa and the Nigerian diaspora worldwide. In terms of audience size and income, he has been described as one of the most successful film stars in the Northern Nigeria. Beyond his show business accomplishments, he is also applauded for his remarkable humanitarian efforts. Nuhu is one of the pioneers of the video film era of Nigerian cinema, becoming the most watched actor in Africa. As of 2008, Nuhu is co-chairman of the motion picture production company FKD productions and its subsidiaries. He regularly features in listings of the most influential people in Hausa culture.

Nuhu entered the film industry as an actor which is regarded as a landmark in Hausa cinema. He Acted in hundreds of Hausa language and English language films. Nuhu is the first Nigerian to successfully cut across the Northern and Southern axis of Nigeria as an actor. Having over a 160 Hausa and 110 English movies to his credit and 15 awards to with at least 10 from a competitive category. As a household name, he has just been unveiled as a Face of the Consumer by The Nigerian Communications Commission NCC,he is also a Brand ambassador to Blueboat Champions Milk, Royco, Pepsi and Cherie Noodles.

Ali Nuhu Married – Ali Nuhu Family

Nuhu is married to Maimuna. The couple have two children, Fatima and Ahmad.

Ali Nuhu Movies

He Acted in hundreds of Hausa language and English language films. Nuhu is the first Nigerian to successfully cut across the Northern and Southern axis of Nigeria as an actor. Having over a 160 Hausa and 110 English movies to his credit.

  • ‘Ya ‘Ya Na
  • ‘Ya daga Allah
  • ‘Yan Mata
  • ‘Yar Tasha
  • Abaya
  • Abin Sirri Ne
  • Adamsy
  • Alhaki Kwikwiyo
  • Alhini
  • Ali
  • Alkebba
  • Ambato
  • Andamali
  • Ankwa
  • Armala
  • Artabu (A Mazauna)
  • Aska Tara
  • Ba Tabbas
  • Ba’asi
  • Bahaushiya
  • Balaraba
  • Bana Bakwai
  • Ban Ga Masoyi Ba
  • Bani Bake
  • Bashin Gaba
  • Baya da Kura
  • Bazan Barki Ba
  • Bilal
  • Blood and Henna
  • Da Kishiyar Gida
  • Dakin Amarya
  • Dama da Hauni
  • Dan Marayan Zaki
  • Dan Sarki
  • Dattijo
  • Dijangala
  • Duniyar Nan
  • Fari Da Baki
  • Farin Wata
  • Fisabilillahi
  • Fitilar Dare
  • Ga Fili Mai Doki
  • Gani Gaka
  • Gadan Ga
  • Gambiza
  • Gamu Nan Dai
  • Garbati
  • Garinmu da Zafi (Dawo-Dawo)
  • Gida da Waje
  • Gidan Iko
  • Gwamnati
  • Hafsah
  • Hakkin Miji
  • Halacci
  • Halisa
  • Hanyar Kano
  • Har Abada
  • Harafin So
  • Haske
  • Hawan Girma
  • Hubbi
  • Hujja
  • Idan Hakane
  • Ina Miji Na?
  • Jamhuriya
  • Jaraba
  • Jarumin Maza
  • Jarumta
  • Jinin Jiki Na
  • Jurwaye
  • Kamilalla
  • Kanin Miji
  • Kara da Kiyashi
  • Kauna
  • Ke Duniya
  • Khalid
  • Kishin Mata
  • Kona Gari
  • Kudi A Duhu
  • Kukan Zaki (the Lion’s Cry)
  • Kurman Allo
  • Ladidin Baba
  • Lamiraj
  • Madubin Dubawa
  • Mai Dalilin Aure (Match Maker)
  • Mai Farin Jini
  • Mai Gadon Zinare
  • Mai Jego
  • Mai Ladabi
  • Mai Zamani
  • Malika
  • Mansoor
  • Maraichi
  • Maryam Diyana
  • Mashi
  • Masu Aji
  • Matar Jami’a
  • Mati da Lado
  • Maza Da Mata
  • Mu’amalat
  • Mujadala
  • Munafikin Mata
  • Muradi
  • Mutallab
  • Nadawo Gareki
  • Namijin Duniya
  • Nasibi
  • Nazari
  • Noor (The Light)
  • Qiyasi
  • Ragowar Yaki
  • Rai Da Buri
  • Rai Dai
  • Raliya
  • Rana da Wata
  • Rariya
  • Rawani
  • Sabon Sarki
  • Sabon Shafi
  • Sai Wata Rana
  • Sai a Lahira
  • Sakayya
  • Sallamar So
  • Sangaya
  • Sarauta
  • Shamsiyya
  • Shinaz
  • Sirrin Da Ke Raina
  • So Aljannar Duniya
  • Son Mai So
  • Son Zuciya
  • Talatu
  • Taurari
  • Tawakkali
  • Toron Giwa
  • Tsaraba
  • Uba da ‘Da
  • Umarnin Uwa
  • Uwar Miji (Mother In-Law)
  • Wani Gari
  • Wani Hanin
  • Wasila
  • Wutar Gaba
  • Yanayi
  • Zamba
  • Zo Mu Zauna
  • Zuciya Da Hawaye
  • Zuciya Ko Ruhi
  • Zuri’a
  • Zuwa Da Kai
  • Dangin Miji
  • Igiyar Zato

Awards

  • Arewa Films Award – Best Actor – 2005
  • 3rd Africa Movie Academy Awards – Best Upcoming Actor award – 2007
  • The Future Award – Best Actor – 2008
  • Zulu African Film Academy Awards – Best Indigenous Actor – 2011
  • Best of Nollywood Awards – Best Actor (Hausa) – 2012
  • Nigeria Entertainment Awards – Best Actor – 2013
  • Best of Nollywood Awards – Best Actor (Hausa) – 2013
  • City People Entertainment Awards – Kannywood Face – 2013
  • Kannywood Awards – Best Actor – 2014
  • Leadership Awards – Best Artiste – 2014
  • City People Entertainment Awards – Best Actor – 2014
  • City People Entertainment Awards – Recognition Award – 2014
  • Arewa Music and Movie Awards – Pride of Kannywood – 2014
  • Arewa Music and Movie Awards – Best Actor – 2014
  • 19th African Film Awards – Best Outstanding Actor – 2015
  • Best of Nollywood Awards – Best Actor (Hausa) – 2015
  • Kannywood Awards – Best Actor – 2015
  • City People Entertainment Awards – Kannywood Personality – 2015
  • Best of Nollywood Awards – Best Actor (Hausa) – 2016
  • Arewa Music and Movie Awards – Best Actor – 2016
  • City People Entertainment Awards – Kannywood Face – 2016
  • Arewa Creative Industry Awards – Entertainment Award – 2016

Ali Nuhu Song 


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