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Entertainment of Wednesday, 11 July 2018


I received GHC50.00 for the movie that shot me to fame – Actor

Actor Joseph Nana Kofi Osei popularly known as Wayoosi has revealed receiving GHc50.00 for playing a role in one of the popular movies that made him popular in the movie industry.

In an interview with Enter Chat, the diminutive actor said to him, the amount was more than enough but did enjoy his new find love, acting because he found himself in the midst of very popular and respected actors.

According to the Kumawood actor, Agya Koo received the highest amount of GHc200.00 for his role played in same movie.

He further disclosed how he got the name Wayoosi after playing a role with Mikki Osei Berko, Santo, Suzzy Williams, others in same movie titled ‘Awieye’.

“My first time on a movie set, acting with top actors like Agya Koo, Santo, Joojo Robertson, Master Richard and Suzzy Williams was in a movie titled ‘Awieye’. I was dumbfounded and a bit nervous seeing these actors but I mastered courage and played my role very well. All the actors clapped for me after my role on set.

“Master Richard approached me to feature in his popular television series, Dada Boat. So through Master Richard and featuring in Dada Boat TV series, I got the name WAYOOSI. I received GhC50.00 as pay for the role I played in ‘Ma Tricki’ movie… Agya Koo also received GhC200.00 for that same movie.”