The year 2021 has brought tears to some families despite the fact that the year is just beginning. It’s such a pity that so many people who rejoiced at the start of 2021 are no more in the land of the living as the cold hands of death has snatched them away. In this article, I will list 5 Nollywood stars who have died in January 2021.
1. Folake Onisola, largely known as Orisabunmi, is a veteran Yoruba Nollywood actress who died in January 2021.
The death of Orisabunmi came as a shock to some persons as they never expected to hear such bad news. In the 90’s, Orisabunmi rose to fame in the Yoruba Nollywood Industry when she starred in a movie titled ‘Arelu.’ Orisabunmi was known for playing the role of god consultant in movies.
2. Pastor Kunle Makanjuola is a cleric, gospel actor and a member of All Nigeria Conference of Evangelical Drama Ministers (ANCEDRAM), Kwara State. Pastor Kunle featured in gospel movies before his demise and died in January 2021 following a brief illness.
3. Jim Lawson Maduike is a veteran Nollywood actor who died in January 2021 following complains of body aches according to report.
The veteran Nollywood actor featured in so many movies and graced our screen on several occasions.
4. David Mela is a fast-rising Nollywood actor who died in January 2021 following an undisclosed ailment.
David Mela might have been going through a lot before he died due to one of his post he made on Facebook in November 2020.
5. Dan Nkoloagu is a veteran Nollywood actor who died in January 2021. According to one of his sons, Dan Nkoloagu Jr, during an exclusive interview with The PUNCH, he revealed that his father died of health complications at 84.
May their souls Rest in Peace.