5 Times Nse Ikpe-Etim Has Shown Us Her Acting Range

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5 Times Nse Ikpe-Etim Has Shown Us Her Acting Range

Nse Ikpe-Etim is one of the most talented actresses in Nollywood today, and she’s not been shy about letting us know. Her versatility has allowed her to play various roles in movies and television across a dynamic spectrum of characters.

It is stated that a good thing cannot possibly remain obscure or hidden for all time. This is especially true of Nse Ikpe-Etim a Nollywood actress. Her versatility as an actor and her ability to portray vastly different characters by changing her voice, style and demeanor to give each a unique tone and personality make her one of the best actors on the scene.

Below are five times she has shown us that she is a force to be reckoned with in the Nollywood scene: 


Mr and Mrs (2012)

In 2012, Nse played the role of Susan Abbah. Susan, a law graduate and a daughter of a dry cleaner who is married to Kenneth Abbah, the Managing director of Hills Group and son of a prominent and illustrious family. Susan turns into her husband’s maid due to his social standing and arrogance. 

Her captivating screen presence, refinement, and talent-oozing interpretation of her part make her stand out. Her excellent portrayal of grief and suffering as oppressed housewife dazzles and shines through. The skillful way she transitions from portraying a scorned lady in sorrow and agony to portraying a vivacious, carefree, unashamed, flirting “self-suffragette” is commendable and stands out as a significant asset for the film.

The Visit (2015) 

The Visit is a four-cast movie and it is the story of two couples living together in the same house, but with completely different lifestyles.

Nse brought the role of Ajiri Shagaya to life in this movie. In what is perhaps one of her best performances to date, Nse wore the role of Ajiri Shagaya like a valued birthday outfit. Her appearance was well-suited for the part. She played the role of Lanre Shagaya’s igbo-smoking, sex-loving wife in this movie, and she was essentially unrecognizable.

King of Boys: The Return of the King (2021)  


Nse Ikpe-Etim played the First Lady of Lagos, Jumoke Randle in Kemi Adetiba’s King of Boys:The Return of the King. She played this character superbly. Jumoke Randle, was a woman from humble beginnings, and incredibly ambitious. In this seven part series, she showed will and prowess of a woman who will go to any length to achieve her goals. She didn’t allow the society or the barriers posed by the man in her life. Her range was shown in this series as her character, a major one, contributed majorly to the overall plot of the movie and the success of the series. 

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The Wait (2021) 


The Wait is a religious film that draws its inspiration from Yewande Zaccheaus’ best-selling book “God’s Waiting Room”. This movie chronicles the experiences of various women dealing with infertility.

As Nara, Nse Ikpe-Etim gave a solid performance. It was entertaining to watch her portray a character that, despite what society would have you believe, is actually rather strong. 

Shanty Town (2023) 


Although Nse’s role wasn’t a major one, Nse Ikpe-Etim portrayed the role of Enenwan, the Crafty One. She believed she could square off against the mighty lords and ladies of Shanty Town by devising plans and strategies that allow her to remain undetected as she completes her task and maintains her life.

Her goal was to obtain a fair portion of the power in addition to merely surviving. Her fluency in Ibibio also did not go unnoticed. 

So there you have it, a brief but comprehensive list of times Nse Ikpe-Etim have shown us her acting range. Do you agree with the list? Which of these do you think are her best? Let us know in the comment section. Thank you for reading. 

Keep your eyes open for more from Nse Ikpe-Etimin the near future!

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