Nollywood actor Nonso Diobi reveals truth behind acting break
Nollywood actor, Nonso Diobi, has finally shed light on the reason behind his prolonged absence from the Nigerian entertainment scene in an interview with HipTV.
Known for his captivating performances and magnetic presence on screen, the 46-year-old star has been notably absent for an extended period, leaving fans and industry insiders wondering about his whereabouts.
In this exclusive interview, Nonso Diobi unraveled the mystery, revealing that his absence was a purposeful decision driven by a deep desire for personal growth and reinvention.
The actor, who graced the silver screen for over a decade, shared that he embarked on a profound journey of self-discovery and skill expansion during his hiatus.
Recognizing the importance of continuous growth and artistic evolution, he made a conscious choice to invest his time and energy in acquiring fresh insights and expanding his skill set.
This transformative period allowed him to delve into the art of filmmaking, exploring the realms of directing and producing.
Expressing his commitment to providing his fan base with something remarkable and innovative, Nonso Diobi shared that he is currently immersed in the creation of two captivating movies.
He said; “So basically I put it this way. I always take time off to acquire more knowledge, to become something else in entertainment, and also to keep giving my fans what they want. And basically that’s why I’ve been off the scene for a while and I am coming back with a bang.
“Right now, I have two movies in the works and I will be making it known to the public pretty soon. At the moment, I can officially tell you that I am a filmmaker also, not just the regular Nonso Diobi movie star that you know.
“So I’m also into directing now. I’m producing my own movies, and very soon, the fans will really understand why I took some time off. Because entertainment is my life.”