Controversial actor, Benson Okonkwo Unleashes A New Him In New Movie

By Ikenga Chronicles November 6, 2016

Controversial actor, Benson Okonkwo Unleashes A New Him In New Movie

Enugu-based Nollywood actor, Benson Okonkwo seem not ready to steer away from controversy.

He has been labeled gay, a pimp, a playboy and any other name imaginable, all because this handsome guy fans call Mr Packaging would take on any role many of his peers wouldn’t dare. But if some people have found this guy repugnant in the past, what he has on his plate right now will simply make them jump out of their skin.

In the film Benson, The Maniac, Benson Okonkwo brought a whole new dimension to the meaning of a ‘maniac’, he simply went ballistic in the film that is currently showing on Youtube–RealMoneytv.

In the film, he is a sex addict who would sleep with both men and women.

Actress, Shirley Igwe who is his wife in the flick, had a torrid time containing him as he would sleep with anyone regardless of family ties or status. On top of it, he is a drug addict who is into all sorts of shady deals.

It is Benson’ s first attempt as a producer and the 35-minute short movie will score him high.

The plot, the sound, lighting and props were effectively manipulated. For the cast, it is an assemblage of actors who know their trade. Uche Elendu, Shirley Igwe, Cossy Orjiakor, Paschaline Alex, Denrele, Chizzy Alichi, Beverly Osu and a host of others were in their elements.

The film was directed by Image Frameworks and according to the actor/producer, the entire production costs him some 2.5 million naira.