Big brother Nigeria winner, Katung Aduwak is ready to give showbiz another try after what many considered a ‘sabbatical leave’ from social life.Katung who won $100,000 (USD) after the reality show is now into film and music video production. He shot the popular Ice Prince superstar video.
In a recent interview, Katung said he invested the $100,000 prize money he won into farming through his parents in Kaduna and Abuja. He also used part of the money to pay his school fees at the New York Film Academy. The rest of the money, Katung said he invested into Chocolate City, a record label.
Contrary to speculations in town that the he was hired by Chocolate City, Katung said he is a part owner and not an employee. He disclosed that other co-owners are Paul Okeugo, Yahaya Maikori and Audu Maikori. Chocolate City handles the likes of MI, Ice Prince and others.
If you think Katung’s dream stops at the shooting music videos only, then you are still far away from the real gist. Katung disclosed that he wants to be like Jetta Amata, who is shooting big time Nigerian films. He wants to go beyond the regular Nollywood movies. He wants something bigger and better researched.
As at the time he won the Big Brother Nigeria, the heavily hyped Political Science graduate was one of the sought after dude in town.
Katung a former on air personality with Cool FM, was the cynosure of all eyes at major events in town. But he went into social oblivion less than a year after many thought he has embraced limelight. He did Harp Larger Beer and Globacom adverts. In the interview, Katung blamed Storm Records his official management company at that time for not doing much in terms of getting him endorsements, noting that Glo and Harp adverts were stuffs he got through his own unwavering efforts.