I Love Shisha – Ella Mensah

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Ghanaian actress Ella Mensah says she is not a fan of smoking but that

she puffs shisha.

"I love shisha," she told NEWS-ONE on Tuesday.

Shisha smoking is currently a growing concern worldwide.

It has become a popular lifestyle among a lot of young folks around

the world. It is found in nightclubs, bars and cafes among others. The

origin is not yet certain but most people credit it to Turkey.

Shisha comes in the form of a glass-bottomed water pipe through which

a powdered substance is smoked.

There have been debates as to whether it is harmful or not.

The actress told NEWS-ONE: "Naa, I don't smoke. I don't smoke

cigarette, weed and co but I love shisha. Shisha has been there

forever and yes I smoke shisha. I love shisha."

The actress has been working in Nigeria for months. She returned to

town last weekend and made an appearance on eTV's Late Night Celebrity

Show with Giovani Caleb.

She told NEWS-ONE that she was back in town to prepare "for the

launching of my clothing line here in Ghana and also launch my

production soon. I want to go into movie production as well."Ella

Mensah, born on June 6, 1985, is a Ghanaian actress, model and an

entrepreneur. She shot to fame after her debut performance in Venus

Film's 2008 movie, Crime To Christ.

She quickly became a household name and is best remembered for her

roles in movies like Playboy, Pretty Queen, Her Excellency, Bed of

Rose, Deadline and Shakira, etcetera.

She was adjudged best Ghanaian actress at the 2014 City People Awards

in Nigeria.

Early Life

She was born into a large Christian family from Begoro in the Eastern

Region of Ghana. She is the third (3rd) of her 13-member family. She

didn't have all the luxury she wanted, but she was happy and loved by

her family.

She started high school education atthe Richard Memorial Junior High

and continued at the Nifa Senior High Schools. Her dream to become a

newscaster made her enrol at Trans African College, where she read

Journalism and Media Studies.

However, after Trans African College she had a change of mind. She

found out that she still wanted to be in front of the cameras but not

as a newsreader, rather as an actress. Fortunately, today she finds

herself in the creative arts industry as an actress.


She first starred in the 2008 movie,Crime To Christ, produced by

VenusFilms, featuring 2012 Africa Movie Awards Best Actor Majid


She accompanied a friend to an audition but ended up getting the role.

She appeared in just a scene in the movie as a prostitute. But she

didn't give up the hope to achieve her dream of becoming one of the

continent's celebrated screen actresses.

The same year, Ella got called for a 'bigger' role in the movie,

Playboy. She had six scenes as a secretary in that movie. That opened

new doorsfor her, and now she has a lot of movies to her credit.

Source:Daily Guide

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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