Top 15 Most Beautiful Kannywood Actresses (2019)

Kannywood is the movie industry in Nigeria which specializes in production of Hausa language films. The popularity of the industry goes beyond Nigeria as some the movies produced here have large number of viewers in other parts of Africa and beyond. Kannywood has a lot of talented beautiful actresses that are household names among viewers based on their impressive performances in movies. Though Kannywood is the Hausa language movie industry in Nigeria, there are definitely people who are not originally Hausa but can speak the language, and as such, act in the industry. The focus of this list is on Hausa actresses in kannywood. Here’s a list of top 15 most beautiful Hausa actresses in Kannywood.


Rahama Hassan

Rahama is one of the most sought-after actresses in Kannywood industry. She also has attractive looks which, when combined with her talents, make movies big hits among audience members. This is why producers always scramble for her to take a major role in their movies.


Hadiza Aliyu

Hadiza is a pretty and talented Gobonese who has found her place in Kannywood. Her pretty looks and impressive interpretation of roles have distinguished her in the industry.


Jamila Umar Nagudu

Jamila has had a long career in Kannywood already. Her pretty face appeared in many Hausa movies. Her first major big hit came several years ago when she was offered a role in a hit movie titled “Jamila da Jamilu”. This was a breakthrough in her career that has brought her to the limelight. Since that time, she has appeared in many Hausa movies and always in very bright roles.


Zainab Indomie

This pretty woman with flawless skin is a household name among Kannywood movie lovers.

Nafisat Abdullahi

Nafisat has one of the fastest growing careers in Kannywood. She became famous within a very short while after her first appearance on Kannywood screens. She has exquisitely pretty looks that is a delight for many lovers of contemporary beauty. She’s slim and very beautiful with a dark complexion and very innocent appearance. All this makes her a desirable star for many Hausa movie producers.




Rasheeda Adamu

This lady is a real queen of the industry due to her experience and the class she shows off. Rasheeda is said to be one of those who love a luxurious lifestyle with expensive cars and pretty houses with rich furniture. She is truly a real queen and this reflects on her on and off-screen appearances.

Ummi Ibrahim (Zee Zee)

Zee Zee is one of those talented actresses who have success rolling in their hands by itself. She is not only one of the top actresses in Kannywood but also a musician with several released albums in her biography.


Maryam Booth

Maryam is a talented, rising star who has great potentials.Her attractive looks also make her a popular face in Kannywood screens. Her first appearance in the Kannywood industry happened at the age of 5 and since that time her career has been unfolding quite quickly. At the moment, she’s mostly engaged in supporting roles and waiting for a big chance when some producer will notice her and give her the role of her lifetime.


Sadiya Mohammed

Sadiya “Gyale” Mohammed called this for the unique manner of wearing her veil is one of the oldest ladies in the Kannywood industry. Her beauty and dedication to the profession brings her success, making her a household name in the industry.


Safiya Musa

Safiya is a beauty queen of Shuwa Arab. She is a veteran actress in the Kannywood industry.


Zainab Idris

Zainab is a talented actress and a gifted dancer. She is able to electrify the air with her dancing and this is what happens in every movie where she has roles that require her to showcase her dance steps.


Hafsat Shehu

Hafsat is another prominent Kannywood celebrity and famous not only for her talent but also for her incredibly attractive natural curves. Hafsat knows well how to emphasize those curves with the help of a lovely western style in clothes that she prefers. She also a household name in the industry.


Aisha Tafida

Aisha makes this list as a pretty dark star of Kannywood. Her slim contemporary build makes many spectators watch her spellbound every time she appears on their screens.


Maryam “Mushaqqa” Aliyu

Maryam is another veteran of the Kannywood that is a household name in the industry. She is a pretty actress whose performances have distinguished her among many actresses in the industry.


Samira Ahmad

Samira is one of the most elegant and classy actresses in Kannywood. Her exquisite looks also reflect on her performances on screen as she is very good on the job.

This list is definitely not exhaustive. There may be other beautiful Kannywood actresses that should be on this list but these ones mentioned here are truly hot.

The Author

Chinenye Nwabueze

He is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, COOU, (formerly Anambra State University), Igbariam Campus.

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