Alhaji Sidiku Buari, musician, producer and former President of the Musicians Union of Ghana (MUSIGA) certainly knows how tho birth them! In a recent interview with Aysha Buari, half-sister of Ghanaian star actress, Nadia Buari, she told News One that she too has dreams of becoming an actress. The wild looking Aysha with a big black tattoo of the face of Jesus on her right arm and pierced lower lip and tongue said she had lived in Minneapolis for the most part of her life and that she was quitting her profession as a licensed Pharmacy Technician to enter the movie industry in Ghana.
Here are excerpts from the Interview:
“I used to watch my dad’s movies over and over and over again in the past.
I will say I get my inspiration from my dad. I remember when I was about five years old, my dad asked me what I wanted to be in future and was like, ‘Dad I want to be like you’.
Dad was like ‘why don’t you want to be a doctor or a nurse like some of your sisters’ and I was like ‘why do I want to be?
I want to be just like you?’ It is not about the money but the passion I have for it.
I don’t care if I’m not paid pretty much. I want to act in Africa. I act from anywhere…
“I want to act. I think acting is my world, I don’t see myself doing anything else apart from acting.
I have tried other stuffs like pharmacy tech, I got a license for it but I didn’t like it and quitted my job.
I worked as a bartender, I didn’t like it and quitted. I always quit my job. But acting is what I always want to do,” she stated.
She added that she has a crazy talent for acting, the reason she won’t let it go waste.
“I can make people laugh and sometimes get into character and do some crazy stuff and keep a straight face and my mother will freak out and think it is true. But it is like April fool’s day.”
Aysha and Nadia
“I love my sister. She is my sister and I love her. We had our ups and downs because we went to the same boarding school and that brought up a lot of crazy stuff between us.
And people used us against each other and I didn’t like it. But I love all my sisters and my step mothers,” she said when she was asked about her relationship with her sister, Nadia.