Yul Edochie, the popular Nigerian actor, has sent out a message to up-and-coming actors.
He advised up-and-coming actors to study senior colleagues in the movie industry.
Noting that conditions for acting may be harsh for beginners, Edochie assured that the “hustle will pay”.
The Anambra state born movie star advised upcoming actors to love what they are doing and just be serious with it, adding that acting is a serious business and should not be joke with.
“Dear upcoming actors and actresses, don’t worry the hustle will pay
“The conditions may be harsh in the beginning but it always pays in the end. Love the job. Be very serious with it.
“Acting is very serious business, it’s not a joke.
“Anytime you get the opportunity to play a role, just know that you’re telling the story of someone out there. So you have to tell it convincingly,” he wrote
The 40-year-old further advised his junior colleagues to watch lots of movies, read books, and study senior colleagues on the industry.
“Watch lots of films, foreign and home made. Read lots of books. Study your senior colleagues and learn from them,” he added
He harped on the importance of training in the acting craft, assuring new actors that their breakthrough “will surely come.
Edochie said: “Get training. Equip yourself with as much knowledge of the craft as possible.
“And when the role comes, act like your life depends on it. The breakthrough you seek will surely come.”