Nollywood actor Yul Edochie is currently over the moon as he hits what he describes as the high point of his career in the movie industry.
The thespian and movie producer, who has been on the set of his new movie with his father, veteran actor Pete Edochie, and his second wife, Judy Austin, this afternoon, revealed that the peak of his career was receiving accolades for his work from his father.
According to Yul, he directed his first movie in 2005, which his father found impressive but stated that it wasn’t his best.
He said he took his father’s feedback in good faith and took it upon himself to make a mark in the Nigerian movie industry.
18 years later, Yul directed his father in another movie, and this time he blew him away with his artistic prowess and leadership skills.
Taking to his Instagram page to share the news, Yul wrote,
“The high point of my career. Getting a endorsement from the man who gave birth to me. The Legend and biggest name in Nollywood Chief Pete Edochie.
In 2005, fresh out of Theatre Arts Department, University of Port Harcourt. I directed my first movie which starred Chief Pete Edochie. After the money my father said I tried though but it would be best of I go fully into acting. learn more as an actor before coming back to directing.
As a man who loves challenges, I took it upon myself to make a mark in Nollywood as an actor. So I went into acting fully and established myself as one of the greatest actors in Africa. 2023, I directed my father again in the movie THE GODFATHER and I blew him away with my artistic prowess and leadership skills.
He finally gave me my accolades.
I earned it”.