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    Actor Uzor Arukwe Speaks on His Role in ‘A Tribe Called Judah’

    Nigerian actor Uzor Arukwe has responded to critics who said he overplayed his character in Nigeria’s highest box office grossing film  A Tribe Called Judah.

    Arukwe, who plays Chidoke, an Igbo businessman and money launderer in the film said over the past few months, he had been publicly criticized by many who claim he overdid the Igbo man’s dialect and enunciation of ‘R’s’ and ‘L’s’.

    The actor in his chat with BBC Pidgin begged to differ. He noted that while he is open to criticism, he does not believe that the overplayed his character, since he did his research prior to playing it.

    Netizens reacted to the interview, with a majority stating his character was a good part of what made the movie.

    “Funny, he was my best character in this movie. He killed it no cap,” @beautybyeresi

    “You were amazing abeg! A performer to the core. My best character,” @annah4ae

    “Omo, na the guy make me love the film sef, no cap,” obi_teddy_offficial

    “Lol. People legit speak like that. He didn’t overdo it,” @kuskusprecious.


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