Veteran Nigerian thespian Segun Arinze has chided the new set of Nollywood actors, describing them as undisciplined and pretentious.

Arinze also stated that the new entries only show proficiency in phonetics while speaking with Hip TV News in a recent interview.

He said : “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.”