Nollywood Actor Hanks Anuku has become a
Ghanaian having naturalised, relocated and
changed his name to Nana Kwame Fifi Kakra
The veteran actor Hanks Anuku has finally
embraced Ghana as his adopted country, Ghana
The actor who has relocated to Accra has now
become a naturalized citizen of Ghana.
In a recent interview with Ghana Creative Arts,
Hanks said he is going to stay in Ghana for the
rest of his life in order to help Ghanaians.
Actor Hanks Anuku turns Ghanaian with new
name Nana Kwame Fifi Kakra Anuku.
On why he left Nigeria, the actor said the crisis in
Nigeria forced him to leave the country and send
his family to London while he hustle in Accra
He added that his adopted Ghanaian name is
Nana Kwame Fiifi Kakra Anuku.
TheCable Verified account @thecableng tweeted
Hanks Anuku saying that “ God told me to leave
Nigeria… I have found peace in Ghana ‘’.
BROWN CHYNA @Brown_Chynah also said Anuku
comfirmed: “ I’m Ghanaian Now!’’
He said aActor Hanks Anuku Changes His Name
To Nana Kwame Fifi Kakra
Sobontone @Shubomi_said “Anuku Ditches
Nigeria & Becomes Ghanaian; Changes Name’’.
Though Igbo by tribe, Hanks Anuku was born in
Ibadan 40 years ago, and attended Loyola College
Ibadan and Auchi Polytechnic and graduated in
1981, before moving to the United States of
He said he came to the industry to build up the
children to make them comfortable and to build on
the good things of life.
He urged the upcoming artistes to be dedicated,
shun rumor mongering or be jealous of one
another because everybody is a star provided
you identify your talent and develop it.
Anuku, is not only associated with bad guy roles
in the Nigerian movie industry, he is an actor that
loves to ride on heavy racing motor bikes on the
streets of Lagos.
Although his accent is American having lived in
the United States for a very long time before
returning to Nigeria, he is deeply rooted in the
African culture and loves his people dearly.
In some throwback interview with the press,
Hanks disclosed that before he joined Nollywood,
he had played some movie roles abroad.
According to him, he was introduced to the
Nigerian movie industry by Regina Askia and his
first movie was an Igbo Freak titled ‘The Skeleton’
with Mr. Fidelis Duka.
Since then, he had featured in countless movies.
Although some people who watch his movies
claim that he is a tough actor who likes to play
tough roles, he said, people could play what ever
role given to them in the make-believe industry
but that does not mean that is what they are in
real life. The important thing is to interprete the
Among these movies are the senator 1&2, ‘The
Senatorium,’ ‘My Love’, ‘Desperados,’ ‘Broad Day
Light and other best sellers.