Ramsey Noah, Desmond Obviaghele movies shine at BON awards


Ramsey Noah’s ‘Rattlesnake ’ and Desmond Obviaghele’s ‘The Milkmaid ’ emerged as the biggest winners of the 2021 Best of Nollywood (BON) Awards.

The 2021 edition of the annual Nollywood award event took place in Kogi, Lokoja on Saturday night.

According to NAN, it saw various entertainment stakeholders receive awards for their works in 2021.

‘The Milkmaid’ won the ‘Movie of the Year’ and ‘Director of the year’ awards.

Apart from clinching the ‘Best Actor in a Leading Role’ (English), ‘Rattlesnake’ also bagged the ‘Best Actor in a Supporting Role’.

It also emerged as the movie with the ‘Best Editing’ and the ‘Best Cinematography’.

The Milkmaid also took home the ‘Most Promising Actress’ of the year award, while Madam Abiola Atanda, a thespian popularly known as Madam Kofo, won the ‘Special Recognition’ award.

Other winners at the Best of Nollywood Awards for 2021 are ‘Best Actor in a Leading Role’ (English), Stan Nze – Rattlesnake; ‘Best Actress in a Leading Role’ (English), Bolaji Ogunmola – Butterflies.

Also included are ‘Best Actor in a Supporting Role’ (English), Buchi Franklin – Rattlesnake; ‘Best Actress in a Supporting Role’ (English), Ebenezer Eno – ‘Yours Regardless’; ‘Best Actor in a Leading Role’ (Yoruba), Samuel Oniyitan – Abeke.

The ‘Most Promising Actress of the Year’ was Anthonieta Kalunta (The Milkmaid), ‘Revelation of the Year’ (Male) – Emmanuel Wilson (Bigshark).

Others are ‘Revelation of the Year’ (Female) – Staphanie Zibis; ‘Director of the Year’ – Desmond Obviaghele – ‘The Milkmaid’; ‘Movie of the Year’ – ‘The Milkmaid’.