Veteran Nollywood actress, Mama Rainbow recently marked her 77th birthday but the celebrations did not end in Nigeria.
The movie star took the ceremony to Dubai and a lot of celebrities showed up to celebrate the amazing woman.
Popular fuji musician, Wasiu Alabi Pasuma was also present to get everyone dancing.
HBD in arrears to Mama Rainbow.
Idowu Philips (born 16 October 1942), popularly known as Iya Rainbow, is a Nigerian veteran actress .
She was born on 16 October 1942 at Ijebu Ode, a city in Ogun State, southwestern Nigeria. Her stage name “Iya Rainbow” stems from “Osumare” (meaning “rainbow” in British English), the name of the theatre group of Sir Hubert Ogunde, who died in 1990.
She worked as a certified nurse in general hospitals in Nigeria for several years and occasionally acted in theatre. She ventured into full-time acting after the death of her husband – Augustine Ayanfemi Phillips (who worked closely with the late patriarch of Nigerian Film Industry Sir Herbert Ogunde.
She has featured in several Nigerian films, including Apaadi, Eru, and Aje ni iya mi among others. She has five children.
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