Teen mom Taka Tani talks about her daughter who just passed the A/Levels, living like a royal, surviving cancer, hopes to be a wife and career aspirations

Did you know Taka Tani had stage 4 cancer? Thank God she survived. We wish you good health and long life.

Full interview below from VallyCool

One of the most original talented Cameroonian/African actress, the distinguished, exquisitely charming Princess, Taka Tanni, was born in Cameroon, the daughter of a king( FON) of Ntoh, Pinyin tribe, former director of SODEPA and now an appointed chief judge of kumbo high court.

She began acting, at the age of seven, while as a cadet of Mary.  TAKA TANNI migrated to the United States of America  in 2002 at the age of 18.

She has co-starred with alot of very famous actors and actress of the Nollywood Movies industry. She has  graced acted in more than ten movies in her career, movies like, AMERICAN MARRIAGE, COMING FROM AFRICA, NIGHTSHIFT, STUBBORN DAUGHTER, AKWASTAR LADIES, INFAMOUS DECEPTION, HEART OF LOVE. Just to name a few. Additionally, she has appeared in countless TV shows, music videos and was a host of a talkshow ”

The TakaTanni show which she stopped for while and now about bringing it back in a different way, light and spirit.

Taka Tanni, continues to be a formidable force in Cameroon/Africa movies industry, she has used her success to establish herself as an ambassador, whilst always helping others in the movies industry. I had the pleasure of interviewing the fabulous charming, funny and lovely Miss Taka Tanni.

Check it out, she killed it…….. Hello there, ……. Hey! How you doing?  I am doing great thank god……. While smiling……. Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedules to sit for this interview……. Are u ready?……. Hmmm always ready…..hahahaha. ….

Q1…..Tell me about your family background…….Ans…. I am a princess from Ntoh Pinyin. A large family filled with so much love. I have 6 siblings and more from the palace ……hahahaha. A proud mother to my cutie pie daughter, who just wrote  G.C.E and A/l.

She is brilliant and my biggest blessings from God. I am an actress. I have a Radiographs degree and back in school to further my education.

Two years conservatory hand on intensive program in fine arts NewYork film academy. I love cooking……hahaha l know most people will raise eye brow but it’s true, cooking is my hobby…..

Q2….. How did you get involved in acting?….. Hmmm!!!!! I started acting in church, when I was little. I come from a family background full of journalist and actors…..

Q3…… Do you ever get shy in front of the camera?……. Yes! especially when like 10 people are starring at me and me all alone in front of the lens  eeeeee!…….

Q4……How did you start?

You mean acting…… Yes…….. First I started with theatre and short films, then…… Bang…. a big project came up, a film by Ivan Nname…….AKWASTAR……..

Q5?……. How long have been an actress?…………

I have been a professional actress for a little over a decade now…

Q6?…… How many films you have performed up till now?………

Hmmm! I have done quite alot and still on set every given day. …

Q7? Are you working on any current project?…..

I am always on set, right now I am working on a project in four sets back to back. Thank God, their schedules are arranged to soothe mine………

Q8?….. What kind of roles have you performed throughout your career? Are you satisfied with them?………….

I have performed alot of Roles but not nudity. I have been offered lots of money for that but I turn it down. I have acted alot of Roles from crazy to sweet. I love every role and I still want to do more challenging roles………

Q9. Who is your favorite actress/actor?…….

My favorite actress is Josephine Ndanou( Cameroonian) Julia Roberts (American) actor is Collin Firth ( American)………

Q10….. Five things u can’t live without? ………..

My phone, my car, food, acting, traveling, my bed…lol……

Q11 ….. What is the best and worst thing about being a movie Star?……

The best thing is meeting such amazing and talented actors and all free stuffs that come with acting e.g traveling, dressing, food and the worst being judged and scrutinized by some unscrupulous Fans….

Q12…….Do have any dark moment in your life?……

Oh yeah!!, in 2013, I had a stage 4 cancer of the liver and lymphoma that almost took my life, I had four scrap surgeries, lost recognition, speech, and the ability to walk, went through chemo and different therapies, hospitalized for over  8 months, flown from state to state, went in comas, it was like a dream, hahaha,  I had a conversation with God and some angels…… Mm, I remembered  having very precise demands and supplications to God.

I almost gave up sometimes because I was resuscitated once and I could not remember my name, where I was, or what day it was. my sister brought my movies and the doctors moved me to my own private room and mounted a big TV screen and played my movies.

Each time I woke up someone will remind me of my name and I will watch my movies as a means to help bring back my memories.

Aww, it was a journey.  it is a very pitiful and painful experience. It is at such stage that you know how precious life is…. ….

Q13?  what are the achievements you are most proud of? ………

I am a proud mother to my daughter who is my greatest achievement.  I am the Vice President of a company http://www.afrifimo.  we carry out work shops, Awards festivals for music and films. CED awards of  2012, I won the  best actress, Oh! that brought me tears of Joy Knowing that my fans watched my films and loved my work.

The same year, I won best actress again in Cameroon movies awards. Winning awards for fans give me more joy. …….

Q14?…..What’s your zodiac sign….
Leo. ……….

Q15……..if you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?. ……

Achu and yellow soup with plenty of pepper lol…..

Q16….. Do you get to travel a lot for work? If so what’s your favorite city that you have visited?…….

I travel alot for work and my favorite city is Abu Dhabi in Dubai…….

Q17……. Give me five facts about you that people that people may not know?……..

Very discipline, very prayerful, very loyal, very smart, very friendly, an educationist, and a mom, an adorable woman, ready to burst into a wife, love my daughter and family to pieces………

Q18….. What are your weak points when it comes to acting?……….
My weak points….hmmm….. I love the crafts so much, it’s always a learning process. Difference scripts different challenges most importantly, I am humbled to learn always……

Q19…….. What do you have for your Fans?……..

Love,……. I  love my fans and my haters as well, everyone is entitled to the opinions but I wish the haters come around and encourage me ( us boost us).  but I promised them to always do my best in life, haters will always be but still, I will welcome all to give me a chance and support me to do better…….

Q20…… what is your guilty pleasure?….. …..
Mmmmhhh! ……I love, love  I wish I live in a bubble where I am with the love of my life and all roses…………….. Thanks again, you are a breath of fresh air,  you should be proud of yourself, and I am proud of you…

I wish you good luck in your career and the best in the up coming award. Kiss bye…. Vallycool Cool, singer/songwriter, poet, promoter/ Business man…..BE COOL VALLYCOOL

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