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Pop singer Tiwa Savage will be featuring in the award-winning TV drama ‘Shuga’ where she’ll play a nightclub owner.

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‘Shuga’ will also feature Beat FM DJ and Morning Rush host Maria Okanrende, ‘Oliva Tweest’ actor Dorcas Fapson and Tinsel star Chris Attoh. NET gathered that the celebs were hand-picked by director Biyi Bandele.

Check out the role Tiwa, Maria and co will be playing:

Tiwa Savage: Sade – glamorous owner of Badoo Tree nightclub.

Maria Okanrende: Foye – an ambitious radio and club DJ with a domineering mother.

Dorcas Fapson: Sophie – a failing student who’s not averse to using her body to get what she wants.

Chris Attoh: Kofi, a domineering husband.

Other key cast members include: Adeyemi Okanlawon (David) – a handsome medical student; ‘Dear Mother‘ child star Sharon Chisom Ezeamaka (Princess) – Sophie’s naïve teenage sister; James Timini Egbuson (Tobi) – a conscientious student; Kachi Nnochiri (Osaro) – PA and ‘Mr Fixit’ to a corrupt businessman;Leonora Okine (Malaika) – Sophie’s married friend; and Olumide Oworu (Weki) – Sade’s 16-year old nephew.

Filming starts on location in and around Lagos this week.

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