Stream Insights | 6 May 2011 15:05 CET

Up, close and personal with Hanks Anuku

Hanks Anuku

Hanks Anuku

Admin .Some see him as a bad guy, drug dealer, arrogant and good for nothing from their perception of the roles he acts in Nollywood but he is just one of the highest paid actors in Nollywood. In this chat with AMARA OSAJIUBA, Hanks Anuku reveals a part of him many don't know.

WHAT exactly takes you out of the movie set this season, because you rarely feature in recent movies?
Busy in the grassroots and in the church serving God.

Hans Anuku we know is a very serious and mean actor in movies, is that the real you or you are just acting?
I'm interpreting the character to sooth the story line for my fans.

Why do you like taking up such scary and daring roles?
No one seems fit in, so I read the script and if and when I find it intriguing I do it.

What do you like most about this profession?
The people I meet and the knowledge I acquire.

You are one of the highest paid actors in nollywood, how does it feel like being in that category?
It feels good to get paid after doing a good job.

In one of your interviews, you said that women are scared of you, what do you think is the reason for that?
Find out from them why they are scared.

Are you happy being dreaded by women?
Ask those women because I don't know.

Do you think the public and critics expects too much from you?
I love my fans and the public deserves the best, so giving too much is ok by me.

Are you politically active of recent?
Every human being has an atom of politics in him so they politic!

What are those roles that you can never play not minding the huge money involved?
Being naked on set or pornography roles.

How do you work on improving your acting skills?
With prayer asking GOD for wisdom and going for lessons in professional film academy.

Hank is not known with smiles, what really makes hank smile?
Children and a good joke.

What profession other than acting would you like to attempt?
Being a reverend father or a soldier.

What is the funniest thing that has ever happened to you on set?
When I make a mistake taking my lines.

Your most embarrassing moment?
Never really had one, can't remember.

Your love for bikes
I love bikes and am a biker for life.

The magic formula for your success.
JESUS is my formula, he gave me the talent, he takes care of it for me and the glory goes to him.

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