I’ve invested almost 34 years in Nollywood, I have nothing to prove – Chidi Mokeme

Chidi Mokeme

Actor Chidi Mokeme has said that he has invested almost 34 years of his life in Nollywood and has nothing to prove.

The 52-year-old said this in a recent post on his Instagram account in which he posted a video of himself and his colleague working on a Netflix project.

Chidi Mokeme pointed out that he has a good relationship with his old and young colleagues and loves hearing stories about how young the new actors were when they started watching him on screen.

He wrote: “The other day when we gathered to do a thing for @naijaonnetflix we had such a great time bonding and catching up.

“Y’all notice I have a pretty good relationship with ALL of my colleagues, young and Old…. I love hearing stories of how young they were when they started watching me… and how my craft was instrumental to shaping their aspirations and ambitions.

“And my goofy side always gets people to brighten up In My Books, A Win For One, Is, A Win For All With almost 34 years of my life invested in this industry, there’s nothing to prove to anyone. I choose COLLABORATION over COMPETITION.

“But that’s not the story… I love seeing the brightest side of everyone. I loveeet when we’re all smiling… cos this job can be brutal, I swear.

In the video are Bimbo Ademoye, Femi Adebayo, Kunle Remi, Sharon Ooja and Olumide Oworo.

Although he has been acting for years, Chidi Mokeme gained widespread recognition for his role in Ini Edo’s self-produced Netflix series Shanty Town.