aminu saira

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20, 1979
Kano, Nigeria
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20, 1979 (age 43)
Kano, Nigeria


Director, writer, and filmmaker who is known for his work on a variety of Kannywood films. He is also known for his role in the Hausa film industry and is recognized for his work as a director on the films Ashabul Kahfi and Baya Da Kura. 

Before Fame

He studied Quranic Science at Aminu Kano College of Islamic and Legal Studies. He entered the Kannywood film industry in 2006 with the film Musnadi. He gained further attention in 2013 when he won the Best Director award at the Kannywood Awards for his work on Dakin Amarya. 


He has won several Kannywood MTN Awards in 2015 including Best Director of the Year in the Jurors Choice category for his work on Ashabul Kahfi and Sabuwar Sangaya. 

Family Life

He was born and raised in Gwammaja, Kano State with his two brothers. 

Associated With

He worked with actor Ali Nuhu on several films including Dare Da Yawa in 2007 and Garin Mu Da Zafi in 2008.