A Physically-challenged Nollywood actress, identified as Doris Samuel Akonanya has gotten her first ever-role as the lead actress in a Nollywood movie titled “Susanna”.
The video is currently been shot in the south-easter part of Nigeria.
Doris studied theatre arts at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Anambra State, and she lost her right leg as a teenager from an accident.
In spite of this, the actress didn’t abandon her dreams of working her way to become one of Nigeria’s top actress.
The movie “Susanna” is her first in a leading role. The pictures from the yet to be released film has warmed the hearts of Nigerians who are currently empathizing with her
“For her coming this far is testament to her mental fortitude, family support as well as her faith in God. For many people tragedy breaks their spirit but for others its builds their character” a top commenter familiar with her story said on social media.
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