The Reason Why Uche Odoputa Stopped Acting

Reason Why Uche Odoputa Stopped Acting

Today we will give you the real gist of the reason why Uche Odoputa stopped acting in movies, Uche Odoputa was born in Imo state, he is used to be very active in times of acting in early 2000, why is he not popularly likes that of back then when he was acting.

In this article, we will discuss why Uche Odoputa stopped acting, Uche Odoputa joined the Nollywood movie in the year 2000 and he start acting in movies that year which is Akwa Eke, Eyes of the Eagles, Shakara, etc.

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When he was becoming the popular Nollywood actor, Uche Odoputa was arrested by the National Drug Enforcement Agency [NDLA] in 2007 when he was attempting to escape to the UK with 1.36 kilogram of cocaine at Murtala Mohammed International Airport, he was sentenced to 2 years in prison, he was free from prison after his case was resolved.

Reason Why Uche Odoputa Stopped Acting
Reason Why Uche Odoputa Stopped Acting

According to Uche, why he moved into drugs is because he was unable to feed his family after he was not getting enough money from Nollywood due to he has not been given a good role in a movie, he also mentions that his colleague’s abandon him, and his major regret was letting his family down and allowing his London friends use him, he also said that he was never used to drugs.

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On the other hand, the association of movie producers AMP and the Directors Guild of Nigeria (DGN) says that Uche Odoputa who was arrested by the NDLEA for alleged drug trafficking is not among the member of the association. He further added that he is not among the Nollywood members and it has been over 5 years since he acted in the movie.

However, after the incident, Uche Odoputa was named from Nollywood, he was no longer active in the film industry although he appears once in a while.

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This is the main reason why Uche Odoputa stopped acting, what do you like about Uche Odoputa? Drop your comment on the comment section.


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