Nigerian actress Faithia Balogun had turned 49 and the veteran actress took the celebration outside the shores of Nigeria to Istanbul Turkey. The mother of two was honored by friends and colleagues alike to grace her birthday parties which held at Istanbul, Turkey.
The birthday party had a host of various celebrities from the Yoruba movie industry, directors and producers alike. Iyabo Ojo was present at the event as she was the mc of the event.
Faithia has starred, produced and directed several Nigerian films over the years. In 2008, she won the Africa movie Academy Award for the Most Outstanding Actress Indigenous and her movie Iranse Aje won the best indigenous film of the year.
In April 2014, she won the Africa Movie Academy Award, having emerged as best actress of the year along with Odunlade Adekola who emerged as best actor of the year. Faithia Balogun also won the Best Indigenous Language: Yoruba award for the work done in the film Iya Alalake at the 2015 Africa-Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards AMVCA.