Odubajo Oluwabukola Abisoye , popularly known as Omo Ode de is a fast rising actress in the movie industry. She has featured in some many movies that are selling fast in the market.
She spoke with newsangle online over the weekend on her challenges and why she acts evil spirit role in the industry. Excerpts
Q: Can we meet you ma?
A: My name is Odubajo Oluwabukola Abisoye. I am popularly known as Omo Ode de in the movie industry.
Q: How did you come by the name “Omo Odede”?
A: I got the name from the role I acted then as an Evil Spirit in Mr Latin’s movie so since then they have been calling me the name.
Q: What Is Your Educational Background?
A: I went to ifeoluwa nursery and primary school. I did my secondary of learning in Abeokuta girls grammar then I proceeded Moshood abiola polytechnic, Abeokuta, Ogun state.
Q: How do you join the movie industry?
A: When Olaiya Igwe used our house for a movie shoot and I approached him that day that ” daddy, I have interest in acting pls how do I go about it”. He assured me there’s no problem and asked me to come and meet him at their rehearsal ground so when I got there, he explained to me that I’ll collect form and pay money for training. So I went there the following day and obtained the form and paid half of the money for training. Actually, Olaiya Igwe is not my boss, my boss name is Dimeji Ijaduade from there I joined the theatre industry in 2005 and I graduated 2008.
Q: Why is it that you play the role of Evil Spirit In Movies ? Why not the role of a rich woman and other goo Roles
A: I am very good in all aspects but sometimes I act as a rich man’s daughter, a prostitute and as a student in movies too.
Q: Don’t you think your stature is making them giving you lesser role in the industry?
A: I know my stature is the reason but I have acted different roles too. in fact I have once acted as Odunlade Adekola’s wife, owolabi Ajasa, Mr Latin to mention but a few. Like I said earlier, I act the role of a student too.
Q: What are those things you think your bosses are doing in the industry that are not right ?
A: Everything they do is right. I am okay with it.
Q: How Long Have You Been In the industry?
A: 16 years now.
Q: What is your advice do you have for upcoming artiste ?
A: my advice to those who are planning to tread this path is that they should focus on what they want to achieve rather than frolicking around men.
Q: can you share with us your experience as an actress in the film industry?
A: I have lots of experiences. I once received insults from one of my bosses and this had made me shed tears. But I am grateful today that my tears finally turned to laughter for me.
Q: Have you ever gone through an experience that made you vow never to continue working in the industry? Have you ever felt that way?
A: Yes. The day one of my bosses insulted me. I got home that day and started contemplating if I’ll continue this job or not. But I made up my mind and encouraged myself.
Q: Can you tell us how many scenes you have acted?
A: it’s quite much and I can’t really remember all.
Q: Have you produced before?
A: No, but am planning to produce my own movie by July.
Q: Where is your state of Origin?
A: I am a native of Ogun state.
Q: Apart from acting, what other work do you do?
A: I sell women’s wear too.