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Queen Of Katwe’s Nalwanga recognized by Forbes

Madina Nalwanga, who Starred in Queen Of Katwe as Phiona has been listed among Forbes’ top 30 under 30 raising the bar on teenage achievement. Forbes is an American business magazine well known for its lists and rankings such as the world’s top companies, Billionaires, richest sportsmen among others.

Madina was discovered by a casting director in a community dance class before landing a role in Disney’s only African Movie with all black actors.

She has received numerous accolades including NAACP Image Award, a Women Film Critics Circle Award and Critics Choice Award nominations.

About Queen of Katwe

The movie based on true story, focuses on the life of a Ugandan girl, Phiona, a poor teenager from Katwe with an unlikely talent who became a chess champion.

Congratulations Madina…

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