Caroline Danjuma during a recent chat with Sunday Scoop insisted that she has more to offer the movie industry than a pretty face.
The actress said ;
“I am different from any other actress because I am Caroline and there can never be another Caroline. Nobody can interpret roles the way I do and I cannot interpret roles like my colleagues do too. Everyone has their own strength and weakness. I have so much to offer than my beauty. I have my brain; so, no one can push me aside.”
After a long break, Danjuma returned to acting recently in a TV series, Royal Castles.
The mother of three also stated;
“It is really tough for producers. I won a lot of awards for the two movies, In the Cupboard and Stalker, I produced three years ago, but I didn’t recoup the money I invested in them. Piracy makes producers struggle to get returns on investments. We also have very few cinemas in the country and the existing ones rip you off by taking 70 per cent of the profit of your creative work.
Sometimes, it takes us five years to write a script and put a movie together. By the time you are done, someone else enjoys 75 per cent of it and you are left with literally nothing. All these have discouraged me from producing because I am not a ‘monkey that would work for a baboon to eat’. After my movie is pirated, the cinema will also take 70 per cent of what I have worked for? It doesn’t make sense.”