A-list actor and director, Segun Arinze has criticized the new set of Nollywood actors, terming them as pretentious and lacking discipline.
Arinze believes that the new crop of Nollywood actor require much more than talents to be part of the movie industry’s great.
The veteran actor commented about this in an interview with newsmen, where he added that the new entries only show proficiency in phonetics.
“Today’s set of Nollywood actors are not grounded. What they know how to do is to speak phonetics.
“Most of these guys are pretentious. They are only interested in who has the highest number of likes or followers on their social media platforms.
“Most of them are not even disciplined and they lack the knowledge; they only want to be popular,”
“I am sorry to say this but the truth is that today’s crop of Nollywood actors are not grounded. Talent is not the only thing you need; you also have to be grounded,” Arinze added.