HomeEntertainmentQueen of Katwe Actress Madina Nalwanga wins an award at the African...

Queen of Katwe Actress Madina Nalwanga wins an award at the African Movie Academy Awards 2017

Published on

spot_img

Young Ugandan actress, Madina Nalwanga, one of the lead actresses in Disney’s movie, “Queen of Katwe” won an award at the at 2017 African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) held on Saturday night in lAgos, Nigeria.

Nalwanga Madina, who plays as Ugandan chess champion, Phiona Mutesi in the movie, was the winner of the ‘Best Young Promising Actor’ award beating Pabillo Koza of “Dora’s Peace”, Azwille Shanane-Madiba of “Vaya”, Austin Rose of “Call Me Thief” and “While We Live” actor Adam Kanyama in the category.

In a related development, the film “Queen of Katwe” was also awarded with the ‘Achievement in Costume Design’award at the ceremony.

“Queen of Katwe” beat “Call Me Thief” – South Africa, “Félicité” – Senegal, “76” – Nigeria and Tunisia’s “The Last of Us” to win the award.

Founded by Nigerian filmmaker Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, The Africa Movie Academy Awards are presented annually to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry.

The globally acclaimed film awards are aimed at honouring and promoting excellence in the African movie industry as well as uniting the African continent through arts and culture.

Latest articles

Museveni Comments About Son’s Birthday Celebrations

For the first time since Lt. General Kainerugaba Muhoozi started his relentless birthday treats,...

Young Lady Kills Self Over Depression

A young Kenyan lady took her life away on Friday 13th May 2022. Monny...

Liverpool Wins The FA Cup

Liverpool beat Chelsea to win the FA Cup in a much-contested encounter yesterday. The match...

Mwenda Distances Himself from Sheeba Rape Saha!

By Andrew M. Mwenda A local musician known as Sheeba Kalungi went on YouTube with...

More like this

Museveni Comments About Son’s Birthday Celebrations

For the first time since Lt. General Kainerugaba Muhoozi started his relentless birthday treats,...

Young Lady Kills Self Over Depression

A young Kenyan lady took her life away on Friday 13th May 2022. Monny...

Liverpool Wins The FA Cup

Liverpool beat Chelsea to win the FA Cup in a much-contested encounter yesterday. The match...