Nkem Owoh, a.k.a. Osuofia, a legendary figure in Nollywood, said on Thursday that the plots of Nigerian films were far superior to those of their Bollywood and Hollywood counterparts.
In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, Osuofia disclosed this (NAN).
He asserts that Nigerian movies depict real-life events and stories and that it is incorrect to contrast the caliber of Nigerian movies with those produced in developed nations.
He said that Nigerian film producers were only using technology imported from such advanced countries and are doing better.
He added “The storyline we take is better than any story from any Woods, we don’t have the technology, but we have the story.
“We are a third-world country coming up, and people should give us kudos for the level we have attained.
“I believe, with the stories and creativity among us, if we get the needed technology, we will go places”.
The thespian stated that with the available technology in place, Nollywood had been to the next level of improvement.
Osuofia, who rated Nollywood high, said, “If you check the time and how we started, you give kudos because we are making tremendous progress in the industry.
“With the kind of technology we have now, I believe Nollywood has a very far distance to go positively”.
He, however, called for patience among upcoming actors, saying they should follow their progress gradually.
“If it is not your calling, move away,”