Veteran entertainer, Patience Ozokwor, otherwise known as Mama G, is unarguably a standout amongst other that the cinema has seen in
ongoing occasions. She talks with Punch about her vocation, marriage and different issues.
Do you once in a while lament acting ‘fiendish’ jobs in motion pictures?
Any on-screen character deserving at least some respect ought to have the option to convey on whatever job the person is given to play. For individuals to be so influenced by the jobs I have played implies that I worked superbly in deciphering the characters I was given.
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Be that as it may, I wouldn’t care to pass wrong messages to anybody through my motion pictures.
Don’t you feel generalized now and again?
In the event that you study my profession, you will understand that I have assumed a great deal of jobs throughout the years. Be that as it may, the ones where I go about as an exacting or vocal individual are the ones that have been progressively well known. I surmise that is the thing that individuals like.
Be that as it may, I generally endeavor to find some kind of harmony and I don’t act only one sort of job.
A few people feel you can go about as a devilish relative so well since you are one, in actuality. Is that actually so?
Nothing can be farther from reality. I am a basic individual who doesn’t prefer to meddle in others’ lives.
Here and there, I cry when I observe a portion of the motion pictures I acted in. I am not at all like that and you can never observe me where evil acts are being propagated. On the off chance that anyone near me accomplishes something incorrectly, I won’t shield the individual. Like I have said a few times, I am an on-screen character and each character I have ever played finished on the set.
You got hitched at a youthful age. In what ways did that experience sway on your development as an individual?
I accept solidly that everything that happens to an individual is appointed by God. You may not comprehend why you’re experiencing sure circumstances yet as you develop more seasoned, you will perceive the hand of God in your life.
Really, I got hitched at a youthful age because of the offering of my folks. At that age, marriage wasn’t what was at the forefront of my thoughts however I needed to go into it to satisfy my folks. It was a mix of good and awful occasions however I express gratitude toward God since that experience truly fabricated me as an individual and showed me a great deal. It made me increasingly develop. As a little youngster going into marriage, I didn’t have it ruddy by then since I didn’t comprehend numerous things. At the time I got hitched to my better half, I had a ton of admirers competing for my hands in marriage however I needed to go with my folks’ decision.
Nonetheless, my late spouse was a decent man and he dealt with his family.
For what reason do you think your folks settled on that decision for you?
The inquiry would be best replied by them.
Your late spouse was wiped out for at some point before he passed. How could you adapt at that point?
It wasn’t generally an attractive encounter and I don’t prefer to remember it. Be that as it may, God had the option to get us through. Living with somebody who is sick could be testing since you need to do numerous things all alone. Now and again, it could be disappointing however one would continue trusting that the wiped out individual shows signs of improvement. At the point when he at long last passed on, I felt unpleasant yet I was unable to address God. Review that I was likewise very youthful at that point.
After you got conceived once more, you changed your style of dressing and pushed same for other people. Taking into account that individuals have condemned you for that, how would you feel?
I didn’t advocate anything for anyone. We as a whole have our lives to live and we have various associations with God. That I choose to dress with a certain goal in mind doesn’t mean every other person needs to do likewise. The significant thing is to be fair consistently.
What will Nigerians discover astounding to think about you?
I am extremely kind and I cry without any problem. In any case, I have confidence in confronting whatever is within reach decisively and working admirably. Regardless of whether I will cry later, I could do that in my wardrobe.
How would you like to dress?
I dress essentially and easily.