Nigerian actress Ronke Odunsanya shared an inspiring story on social media to coincide with the release of her latest film, “GBEKUDE.”
In a heartfelt social media post, Odunsanya revealed that she faced a challenging decision in the past when she had to sell her car to raise funds for the production of her movie.
Many people at the time questioned her choice and even referred to her as “crazy” for making it.
However, the actress was driven to carry out her plan by her unyielding faith in her idea and her love of filmmaking. She committed herself to seeing her project through, giving her all during the creation of the movie.
Announce the release of the video, she wrote, ” WHEN I SOLD MY CAR TO FUND FILM SHOOTING, PEOPLE CALLED ME CRAZY… NOW THE RESULTS ARE HERE… GBEKUDE #gbekudeepicmovie Official trailer is here… AUGUST 27th ON YORUBAHOODTV @officialyorubahoodtv by Ibadan Acting Studio #ibadanactingstudio @ibadan.acting.studio Directed by Tunde Ola-yusuf @tundeolayusuf”
Odunsanya’s story resonated deeply with her fans and fellow industry colleagues, who praised her for her bravery and commitment. One fan wrote, ” Life a businesswoman , congratulations to you aunty Ronke , I can’t wait to watch this ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️”
Another one wrote, ” Lale yi, we pinned. Aunty Ronke … you no Dey play at all ❤️❤️❤️❤️ I love you ganni”
Another one wrote, ” I give it to you 🙌🙌🙌🙌when it comes to village movie mama you too sabi❤️❤️❤️ from iyaloja apatapara to this 💃💃💃💃💃 oya let go”
Another one wrote, “Why buying the car in the first place? Buying cars most times are misplaced priority”
Another one wrote, “@toyesegabije poverty mentality! Car is a necessity! She sold it for a purpose. Just pray that the movie is a success so she can get one for her comfort.”