The Nollywood hunk of the 90s is starring alongside Ramsey Noah, comedian AY and Hollywood stars; Vivica Foxx and Lynn Whitefiled in ’30 Days In Atlanta’.
Popular Comedian, Ayo Makun, also known as AY, has disclosed that his impersonation of popular Nigerian pastor, Chris Okotie got him his fame.
Popular Pentecostal Preacher, Chris Okotie is well known for his passionate sermons which are usually filled with complex mix of English and Latin vocabularies to the amazement of his large church and television audiences.
Speaking on Channels Television Saturday breakfast programme, Sunrise, AY said that his line of comedy focuses on stand-up, skit and impersonation as he is known to have also successfully made popular jokes by mimicking several Nigerian entertainers including D’Banj and Tuface Idibia.
He noted that while most Nigerian comedians are social commenters who know how to observe their environment and make jokes from everyday happenings, he had chosen a path that works best for him and which also helps him to maintain his originality.
He further attributed his fast rise in the business to the influence of the one popularly known in Nigeria as the ‘King of Comedy’, Ali Baba, stating that he was a mentor that helped him find his bearing in the art of comedy.
Speaking about moving forward, AY, who has consistently displayed an appreciable level of creativity with his production of TV shows, drama and comedy concerts, revealed that his next project would be working on a movie.
He revealed that the new movie would feature ageless Hollywood star, Vivica Fox.
The most talked about show started with the red carpet events.
For some guest that couldn’t get tickets and hoped to buy at the venue, unfortunately it was to no avail.
Announcements going around by the organizers said fake tickets were in circulation, so people should be aware.
The hall was filled to the brim as seats were not available leaving people to stand.
Special Guest appearances by Ghanaian actor John Dumelo and actress Jackie Appiah .
Also top government officials and celebrities were around to grace the occasion.