Veteran Nollywood actor, Zulu Adigwe is dead



Zulu Adigwe, a veteran Nollywood actor and singer, has died, becoming the latest actor to pass away after Junior Pope Odonwodo and John Okafor, alias Mr Ibu.

Adigwe’s death was announced by a movie producer, Stanley Nwoko, in a post on his Instagram page on Tuesday.

Mourning the actor, Nwoko wrote, “Rest in peace, good actor.”

Adigwe’s death is coming two weeks after Junior Pope and three other Nollywood actors died in a boat accident in Anam River.

Born in Enugu, Adigwe gained recognition primarily for portraying fatherly characters in Nollywood films.

His breakthrough role came as Mr. B in the popular sitcom “Basi and Company.”

He also appeared in the highly successful 2019 movie “Living in Bondage: Breaking Free.”

Although born in Enugu State and spent his early years there, he later moved to Austria, where he completed his primary and secondary education.

Prior to acting, he studied French and German, worked as a teacher, and briefly studied Medicine before returning to Nigeria after his father’s death.

He enrolled with the University of Ibadan where he studied Theatre Arts, graduating with First Class Honours.

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