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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

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The data here is an estimation for the year 2005 produced by the International Monetary Fund in April 2005. Burkina Faso (pronounced /b?r?ki?n? 'f??...

Bediako Asare

Bediako Asare

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Majid Michel

Majid Michel

Majid Michel

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Majid Michel Erawack “Shaker” (born September 22, 1980) is a Ghanaian actor. He found mainstream success following his performance in the movie Divine Love co-staring, Jackie Aygemang (nee Appiah) and Van Vicker. Majid is consistently cited as one of the best up and coming actors in Ghana today, but is also viewed as being overshadowed and overlooked by the media, in favor of Van Vicker.

Majid was born in Cantonments, Accra, Ghana, the son of Michel Erawack, a Lebanese business man, and a Ghanaian mother, Paulina Olympio who works for Ghana Review International. In a recent interview, Majid indicated that the name Erawack was a title won by his father while doing work in India. Majid chose to drop the name Erawack from his last name professionally.

Along with his other nine siblings, Majid grew up in Accra, Ghana. He attended St. Theresa’s Primary School, and later, the elite Mfantsipim Boys’ Secondary School, the alma mater of Van Vicker and also of Former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan. In secondary school, Majid was actively involved in theater and was a member of the school’s Drama Club. As a member of the drama club, Majid received a Best Actor Award in one of their performances on Emancipation Day in Cape Coast, Ghana.

Majid entered professional acting by chance. He was invited to join the modeling agency, Super Model Agency, on the behest of his next door neighbor. The director of the modeling agency, now turned producer, invited him to participate in a new TV series (GTV), dubbed Things We Do for Love. Majid acquired his nickname “Shaker” on the set. His role on Things We Do for Love, was to be played by a Lebanese boy, and Majid attributes his acquiring the role to his Lebanese heritage.Thing We Do for Love, became a success and propelled Majid into the mainstream.
On the strength of his performance in Things We Do for Love, Majid was cast in his first the movie Divine Love as the male lead, alongside Jackie Aygemang as the female lead and Van Vicker in a supporting role. All three used their roles in the movie to debut their movie careers.
Divine Love was a huge success turning Majid Michel, Jackie Aygemang, and Van Vicker into household names across Ghana and to a large extent Nigeria.

Majid is married and is currently expecting his first child.

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Filmography
Chelsea
Agony of Christ
Somewhere in Africa
Shakira
The Game
Bursting Out
4 Play
4 Play Reloaded
A Sting in a Tale
Silent Scandals (2009)
Passion of the Soul
Crime to Christ
Royal Battle
Divine Love
Gangster
Guilty Pleasure (2009)
Tears of a Womanhood
St. Michael
Shattered Mirror
Save the Prince
The Beast
Royal Madness
Her Excellency
Reason to Kill
Blood of Fire
Final Crisis
Captain
Under the Sky
The Three Widows
Professional Lady
House of Gold (2013)
Nation Under Siege (2013)
Forgetting June
Matters Arising (2014)
Knocking on Heaven’s Door (2014)
Being Mrs Elliot (2014)
30 Days in Atlanta (2014)
Brother’s Keeper (2014)
Champagne (2014)
Road to Yesterday (2015) with Genevieve Nnaji and Deyemi Okanlawon
Bishop Jerry (Nigerian Movie) (2015)
Amuma” (Nigerian Movie) (2015)
The Department (2015)
The Mad Man I Love (2015)
Shattered Lives (2016)

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