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Kalu Ikeagwu
Born Kalu Egbui Ikeagwu
May 18[1]
England[1]
Citizenship Nigeria
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005–present
Known for 30 Days, Domino, Accident, Broken, Damage, Two Brides and a Baby
Television Tinsel, Domino, 168, Doctors’ Quarters

Kalu Egbui Ikeagwu is a British-Nigerian actor and writer.[2] As an actor, he has received several awards and nominations for his performances on screen.

Early life

Kalu was born in England but was relocated to Nigeria by his dad at the age of 9 due to fears from his parents that he might abandon his Igbo roots.[3][1] He had his primary education in England and Zambia before proceeding to University of Nigeria to get a degree in English.[3][4]

Career

Ikeagwu’s first appearance on screen was in 2005 in the popular Domino TV series.[3] His first stage performance was in Put Out The Houselights by Esiaba Ironsi. He has gone on to act in some of Nigeria’s memorable classics, such as “Major Lejoka Brown” in Ola Rotimi‘s, Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again and as “RIP” in Esiaba Irobi’s Hangmen Also Die. He went on to perform in various plays at the Edinburgh Festivals of 1995 and 1997. His first feature film was the role of “David Salako” in Emem Isong’s For Real, After completion of the film, Kaluclaimed that if a Danfo (Lagos metro bus) were to hit him, he would die with a blissful smile on his face.[citation needed] He has featured in many films including 30 DaysThe Wrong WomanDistance BetweenBetween Two Worlds and the Irish film production “Rapt In Éire”. On television, he has starred in many popular series including Domino168 and Doctors’ Quarters(MNet Production ). He is also known for his role as “Alahji Abubakar” a.k.a. Masters in the Nigerian hit TV series Tinsel.

Kalu Ikeagwu has starred in many movies recently. He is a talented actor who has appeared in movies like 30 Days, Domino, AccidentBroken, Damage, Two Brides and a Baby and a host of other movies. A recap of the trailers of his top five movies he acted in.[5]

Filmography

Films

Television[edit]

Accolades

References

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  2. Jump up^ “Exclusive Interview with Nollywood Star Actor, Kalu Ikeagwu”modernghana.com. Retrieved 21 September 2014.
  3. Jump up to:a b c “At age ten, I had lived in four different countries – Kalu Ikeagwu”. vanguardngr.com. Retrieved 21 September 2014.
  4. Jump up^ “Girls pester me for marriage, but… – Kalu Ikeagwu”My Daily Newswatch. 10 August 2013. Retrieved 30 September 2013.
  5. Jump up^ “Kalu Ikeagwu: Top 5 movies of the talented ‘Tinsel’ actor”Pulse Nigeria. Chidumga Izuzu. Retrieved 18 May 2015.
  6. Jump up^ “Best Of Nollywood Awards Nominees For The Year 2014 | Jaguda.com”. Retrieved 2015-09-06.
  7. Jump up^ “Ghana Movie Awards: List of Nominees”. Retrieved 2015-09-06.
  8. Jump up^ “Ini Edo, Ramsey Nouah, “Phone Swap”, Omawumi, “Contract”, Ireti Doyle & Hlomla Dandala Make the 2013 GIAMA Nominees List | See Who Else Made the List”BellaNaija. Retrieved 2015-09-06.
  9. Jump up^ “The 2011 Best Of Nollywood (BON) Awards hosted by Ini Edo & Tee-A – Nominees List & “Best Kiss” Special Award”BellaNaija. Retrieved 2015-09-06.
  10. Jump up^ “Genevieve Nnaji, OC Ukeje, Funke Akindele & Kalu Ikeagwu Make the 2013 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards Nominees List | First Photos from the Announcement in Lagos”BellaNaija. Retrieved 2015-09-06.
  11. Jump up^ “List of Nominees: Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards | Nollywood by Mindspace”. Retrieved 2015-09-06.
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