FULL NAME: Rahama Ibrahim Sadau
DATE OF BIRTH: 07/12/1992
MARITAL STATUS: Single
Rahama Sadau is a Kannywood Movie actress, she came
into industry in 2013 after starring in a movie alongside
Ali Nuhu, Rahma is quite known for taking up lead roles in
big movies, She speaks Hindi due to her obsession with
Bollywood, friends and fans call her Priyanka. She has
quite a lot of fans.
EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND
Rahma Sadau she was born and raised in Kaduna state.
She's a graduate of Business Administration and
management of Kaduna Polytechnic.
According to her, She has always dreamt of becoming an
actress since she was young; so, she never thought
otherwise when the opportunity came.
She revealed her mum was not comfortable when she told
her of her decision to join Kannywood. Her mother doesn’t
want her to be far from her; "she believes actors travel
to various locations even outside their states. She was
skeptical, but after some time she agreed." she says.
Rahma used to be a dancer she often dances the Hindi
dance, she is also a big fan of Bollywood actres Priyanka
Chopra, she speaks Hindi fluently and due to that her
friends call "Priyanka".
CAREER AND LIFE
‘Gani Ga wane’ was her first movie. She featured
alongside star actor Ali Nuhu.
In an interview she said; Acting has been my dream for a
very long time, but I didn’t have the opportunity until I
met Ali Nuhu who shaped my skeptism and showed me a
way, and here I am.
SEE EXCERPTS FROM A REVEALING INTERVIEW;
Q. You’ve been the lead actress already in some of the
movies you did, what’s the secret?
(Laughs) I think that’s my destiny to start leading films,
not from the minor roles.
Q. Some actors go through a lot of difficulties before
landing such big roles. That wasn’t the case with you,
should it be attributed to your talent?
They (producers) have their reasons for giving me those
roles. Some of them wanted a new face and some believed
I was fit for the roles. Either way, it is my destiny to
have a strong start.
Q. How is acting alongside Ali Nuhu?
Oh! It’s a dream come true. I almost cried the first day I
acted alongside him. I was thinking, is this really me
acting alongside Ali Nuhu? Subhanallah! It was a great
feeling and he was very supportive and helpful: he showed
me how to compose my self… Its great acting alongside
him. I hardly slept that day.
Q. How would you describe your first day on shoot?
I was through a strong emotional ride, I was devastated
by the confidence and expectation most people placed on
me: would I justify it or disappoint them? What if I
wasn’t as good as they thought? I was overwhelmed by
fear that subsided on realization that I was actually fit
Q. What changes in your life after becoming an actress
So many things have changed really: I don’t hang out and
talk with half of the people I used to know; new people
come in to my life: time becomes very limited and I
hardly go out the way I used to. Things have changed
that I wonder sometimes if this is really me.
Q. Do you feel like a star already?
(Laugh) I always feel like a star. I have been carrying
this ambition and I believed I would achieve stardom one
day. I use to see actors like Priyanka and Angelina as my
equals. I always see my self as a star.
Q. You are tutored by some as Kannywood’s next biggest
(Giggles) That’s a new one. There are bigger actors ahead
of me. But you know, that’s what I’m hoping for insha
Q. We’ve heard you speaking Hindi fluently, have you
ever been there?
I have never been to India. I speak the language because
I watch a lot of Bollywood movies. I also communicate a
lot with some people in Hindi
Q. Why do people call you Priyanka?
Because of that bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra. When
people saw the way I love her, they decided to call me
Priyanka. I didn’t ask them to. Now you just have to say
‘Priyanka’ if you are really looking for me.
Q. What do you want to achieve as an actress?
Well, I have been thirsty for long. All I want is to act, to
quench my thirst and I will get married eventually
Q. …..So marriage plans are imminent I reckon
(Laugh) I wouldn’t say ‘imminent’. Though it’s everyone’s
plan. I will marry when the time comes.
Q. Are you single?
Yes. I am single.
Q. So you’re saying Rahma Sadau doesn’t have a
Rahma Sadau doesn’t have a boyfriend. Infact, Rahma is
afraid of merging her career with love. Although someday
it would happen. The point is, there bound to be problems
if I am to merge my career with love. My boyfriend may
not even believe me when I say I’m going to a shoot or
when he saw me acting a love scene in the movies. We
would end up fighting all the time and it would affect my
career. Being in a relationship is not a priority at this
point. I’d rather focus on my work right now.
Q. What’s the most important lesson that you’ve learnt
I think love has that ability of influencing your life in to
something. I’ve learnt a lot. Love has taught me how to
talk, how to be myself and how live with people.
Who are your role models?
“My role models are Tiwa Savage and Geneveive Nnaji . As
moving now, I’m almost at where I wanted to be. Always
dreaming of becoming a successful actress. Now I am!
And all I wanted now is to be an international icon.”