When I became an adult, I was so happy because I felt I could do whatever I wanted, I could sleep till as late as I wanted but I never for once forgot my background. I wanted to frustrate her. CD3DC0 Share your story with us: She was born on the 4th of April at Alakuko village, in the western colony now “Lagos state” born in to the family of Late Pa David Babatunde Gbeleyi and Late Madam Aderemi Gbeleyi Nee Shoremekun , she attended the catholic mission school Baba- Losa and later went to local authority modern school Ipaja. For the first time since the death of her daughter, the ace actress speaks with Ademola Olonilua about how she has been coping with her loss and sundry other issues Why are you delving into music like some of your colleagues have done in the past? I was nervous; it was on the set of Sparks and I got over it soon.

She had a younger sister and we were all close. Click here for details. It is because that has been the way I was raised up. Which movie would you say you have found most difficult to interpret? It spurs me to push further. She headed for the NTA but was not granted entrance. At a point, I was combining the two jobs.

Do you believe that sexual harassment exists in the movie industry? She has come a long way ever since.

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That was long ago. I wanted something different, a suruth field to play in. The actress also revealed that growing up she had the best of everything. After I was done, people commended me that I did well and I had to tell them that I am a choir member.

You could still have done that with any other genre of music…. So can you still remember how much you got for your first movie role as an actress? Many people believe that you are Muslim especially because you have a silver tooth….


She headed for the NTA but was not granted entrance. When I began to appear on the television, she did not have a choice. Why are you delving into music like some of your colleagues have done in the past? I dined with the living and the dead. Can you still recount how you found yourself in the acting profession?

I felt that if my mother did not want me to do what I wanted to do, then I would do something extremely different. I know that a lot of people are surprised whenever they discover that I can speak good English. We are trying hard so that we maintain our pride of place in the scheme of things to suruutu.

You can describe me as a no-nonsense woman.

Media New media New comments Search media. D degree and Lagos state polytechnic to obtain her H. She also called on well-meaning Nigerians to always lend a helping hand to the needy. I begged him to take me to NTA. In order to immortalise her, I am putting finishing touches on a foundation in her memory. When she was making all the trips, she bumped into a family member who told her that I was not with the driver but at the NTA acting and it angered her more.

Patrick Uwalaka took her up on her rise to fame and sundry issues.

It is import ant to recall in the year when Mrs. I did not see anything out of the ordinary while working there. She had to ask for his house and even though he lived at Maza-maza, she took the whole crowd there to look for me but she did not see the driver still. What’s new New posts New media New media comments Latest activity.


It was when I grew up that I became a tomboy and you mocie also know that this acting profession yorubba you become whoever you want to be.

I worked in mortuary to spite my mother –Remi Surutu

There was a time I used to work at the funeral home, Ebony Casket, to be precise. To be honest, I have been on set for a while and I have lost count of the jobs I have been pre-occupied with. Which movie gave you your break? Yoruab had cried for a long while before you came into this place but I promised that I would suurtu myself all through this interview.

To God be the glory she is today a successful business woman and a philanthropist. I was in the old and new Village Headmaster. I would go for some presentation I did for the late Alade Aromire; then from there, I would head for the morgue and be there all through the night. Luckily, these people loved me, so, they also helped me to convince her that I was in safe hands. By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

It has fetched me more popularity and acceptance among the movie faithful who watch the movies I feature in. I must confess to you, I really miss my daughter, I miss her every day, I mivie her movue much because she was my partner and everything. What is joruba beauty of marriage to you? People say that a lot. But how come you did not quit acting after the epic beating?