Nollywood actress, Tina Mba is one creative whose stellar performances needs further appreciation!
Having been in the movie industry for over ten years, the actress has since featured in several projects including soap operas and movies.
She has also received nominations at the 7th Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA) for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, at 2017 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards (AMVCA) for Best Actress in a Comedy Role and at Best of Nollywood Awards for Best Supporting Actress.
Mba, notable for her motherly roles has since shown what it means to embody a character. The body language and interpretation she brings to her characters gives more realistic expression to her roles.
Ahead are five times the actress ‘Ate’ her motherly roles in movies.
1. Breaded Life
She plays the role of mother to Timini Egbuson, an irresponsible and spoiled young man from a wealthy home, who is made to learn life lessons the hard way following his encounter with a bread hawker.
2. This Lady Called Life
Here, Mba potrayed the role of a mother who detests her daughter Aiye played by Bisola Aiyeola, as a result of the painful past that brought about her birth.
3. Omo Ghetto: The Saga
In Omo Ghetto, she easily interprets her character as Mrs Benson, the mother to the twins Lefty and Ayomide, potrayed by Funke Akindele. Mba is an apprehensive mother who does everything in her power to keep her family in one piece.
4. Fine Wine
In Seyi Babatope’s Fine Wine, Mba embodies the role of a typical Nigerian mother whose only concern is her two daughters getting married quickly.
Here, she plays the role of an overbearing mother who continuously tries to matchmake her unmarried daughter, Isoken (Dakore Egbuson).