Adjetey Anang has earned a nomination for Best Supporting Actor (Movie/TV Series) at the eighth Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards for his stellar performance in the critically acclaimed “Gold Coast Lounge” movie.
Nominees for the annual award show were announced during a special virtual broadcast hosted by Nollywood favourites Adesua Etomi-Wellington and Daniel Etim-Effiong on Saturday, March 19 on DStv and GOtv.
Popularly known as “Pusher” (which was his screen name in the television series Things We Do for Love), the Ghanaian actor is nominated alongside other illustrious actors: Bucci Franklin, Odunlade Adekola, Eric Roberts, Magaji Mijinyawa, Yemi Blaq, and Country Hard.
Adjetey Anang has featured in many Ghanaian movies, including Deadly Voyage, A Sting in a Tale, The Perfect Picture, and others. He has also featured in a Dutch movie titled “Slavery.” He has won himself a lot of fans with his role in Things We Do For Love. He has also won awards, including the Arts Critique and Review Association of Ghana (ACRAG) Talent Award and the Ghana Union of Theatre Societies (GUTS) Best Actor Award.
Elsewhere, the ‘Gold Coast Lounge’ movie also earned one other nomination in the ‘Best Soundtrack for a Movie or TV Series’ awards. The director of the movie, Pascal Aka, and musician Raquel, who also starred in the film, were nominated in the category.
This year, AMVCAs will bestow the continent’s finest with top honours for creating distinctive materials during a pandemic that upended the entire globe. It will honor and celebrate actors and professionals across 33 categories, including the newly introduced “Best Online Social Content Creator” and the return of the “Best Africa Magic Original Drama Series” and “Best Africa Magic Original Comedy Series.”
According to the organizers, 12 categories will be open to viewers’ votes and 21 will be decided by the AMVCA panel of judges headed by veteran filmmaker, Victor Okhai. Some of the other categories include Best Movie in Southern, East, and West Africa, Best Director, and Best Cinematographer.