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Sani Danja Biography History And Movies: Top 5 Things To Know

  • Full name: Musa Abdullahi Sani Danja biography
  • Date of Birth: April 20 the year 1973
  • Place of Birth / State of Origin: Fagge, Kano, Nigeria
  • Occupation: Singer, Actor, Director
  • Instagram Handle: @imansanidanja

In the year 1973, Sani Musa Danja was born into a family of seven, five boys and two girls. He lost his father, Alhaji Musa Abdullahi in his late teenage years before his mother Hajiya Risikat also died in the year 1997 { Sani Danja biography History Age Movies}.

Sani Musa Danja is currently a household name when you refer to Kannywood and also the Northern Nigeria music industry. He is known for his unique costumes and Indian style song and dance routine. The ‘Danja’ in his name was not given to him at birth but it has been with him since his childhood days because of his then stubborn and persistent attitude.

The Kannywood industry maestro got his primary education at the `Yan Sanda Special Primary School from between 1979 to 1980, before he proceeded to the Government Junior Secondary School Kawaji for his junior secondary education, then furthered his education when he eventually attended FCE Kano where he successfully obtained his NCE certificate. Due to his great thirst for knowledge, he went for his Advanced Diploma in Public Administration at FCE Kano in the later part of 2004.

Sani Danja is one Kannywood actor who never fails to delight his fans on and off the big screen. He ventured into the Hausa movie industry in the year 1999 in the movie titled “Dalibai (students)”, a film which was directed and produced by him and his business partner Yakubu Muhammad.

Sani Danja steadily climbed the ladder of fame and success due to his hard work, determination and sheer talent. He is a naturally born entertainer, of a  very good dancer, and he is also blessed with a sonorous voice that never seized to thrill his large fan base.

Sani Musa Abdullahi Danja has acted, directed and produced over 300 Hausa movies which include the off:

  • Daham
  • Jan Kunne
  • Manakisa
  • Kwarya tabi Kwarya
  • Jaheed
  • Nagari
  • Wasiyya
  • Harsashi
  • Jarida
  • Matashiya
  • Zuga-zugi
  • Gambizam Raga
  • Gidauniya and Tsumagiya to mention a few.

Musics

  • Maira featuring Chuddy K.

Awards and Nominations

  • Nominated Best actor in lead role 2014 best of Nollywood awards
  • Winner best entertaining Danny wood actor 2013 MTN Kannywood award

5 Things To Know About Him

  1. Sani Danja is also a model, he signed a modeling contract with telecommunication giants STARCOMMS.
  2. He was a member of the Young Kiddies Voice which dazzled in the Eighties.
  3. He was responsible for producing one of the best selling Hausa music in the early nineties, “Yaki-taho-yaki”.
  4. He has acted and Directed over 300 Hausa movies.
  5. His movie Jan Kunne’ has been used by over 30 countries as resource material.

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