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Kanaga Jnr From Big Brother Titans Takes Lead In ‘Within

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He lands a role in a project set to address a crucial societal issue.

Ex-“Big Brother Titans” contestant Kanaga Jnr to star in film “Within.

Up-and-coming actor and model based in Lagos, Nigeria. Gained fame from Big Brother Titans. He is also a fashionista and likes playing basketball.

Kanaga Jnr has acted in several Nigerian movies, including Choose Life, High, and Jenifa’s Diary.

In an exclusive interview with Pulse, they describe “Within” as a short psychological thriller focused on mental illness. With Oluyinka Davids as the director, the upcoming project tells the story of an untreated mental illness case and its effects in Nigeria.

Kanaga as Tega faces mental health crisis as sister Bukola Jyde takes unexpected leave. Mom, Ronnie Dim, steps in to care for him. Strange events unfold.*

Speaking on his role, Kanaga Jnr describes this project as a call to action on the issues of mental health illness in society.

He said, “Mental health crisis is real and can be triggered by anything and everything. I’m hopeful that this film pushes us to the edge; to continue to speak about, spread awareness and fight for better support and treatment for mental health crisis in Nigeria.”

The principal photography, held in Dallas, Texas, wrapped up earlier in the year with Nnamdi Kanaga as the writer and producer.

Before this, Kanaga Jnr was in MTV Shuga Naija season five, addressing gender-based violence, COVID-19, women’s empowerment, contraception, and HIV testing.

Kanaga’s role as Kachi highlighted male awareness of abuse, particularly forced marriages. It challenged norms and emphasized the importance of recognizing such situations.

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