Stardom doesn’t come easy —Samuel Nyamekye

BY: Jayne Buckman-Owoo
Movie producer Samuel Nyamekye urges up and coming actors not to rush for stardom
Samuel Nyamekye

It seems many up-and-coming actors want to become stars within the shortest possible time but movie producer Samuel Nyamekye of Miracle Films Productions has cautioned that stardom cannot be attained in a day.

According to him, many young people are in too much of a hurry to become stars, forgetting that it does not happen immediately. “It takes a lot of time and sacrifice to become a star and that is what I want the young ones to bear in mind.

“In their quest to become stars, some of them will do anything; for instance, if someone tells them to go naked they will, if they are asked to bring whatever, they quickly go ahead because they are hungry for stardom.

“They should know that it doesn’t take a day to become a star, It has taken Nana Ama McBrown 20 years to get to where she is today, Emelia Brobbey has been at it for the past 15 years as well as all the others.

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“They have really sacrificed a lot and worked very hard to get to where they are today so they young ones should know that it doesn’t take a day to become a star, stardom is not for sale and cannot be attained on a silver platter,” he told Graphic Showbiz.

Samuel Nyamekye is known for discovering many Kumawood talents such as Nana Ama McBrown, Emelia Brobbey, Mercy Asiedu, Michael Afranie, Bill Asamoah among others and he said it was gratifying to see how far they had come.

“I feel very happy, it’s like a parent whose ward is doing well in school, it makes you happy. When I see Nana Ama McBrown on television interviewing people it just gladdens my heart.

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“I feel very happy and satisfied because the seeds I planted have grown and borne fruits, it is always a great feeling of happiness and satisfaction. I am so proud of all of them,” he stated.

Mr Samuel Nyamekye’s Miracle Films are pioneers in Kumawood and known for movies such as That Day, Kumasi Yonko, Asoreba, Opportunity, Danfo Pa, Dabi Dabi, Odasani among others.