Nollywood has lost several brilliant actresses this year in fewer than seven months, primarily to illness or old age. Nigerians and the industry will miss these actresses’ contributions to the evolution of the business.
Since the start of the year, Nollywood has seen excellent and terrible. While the business celebrates its actors and actresses in less than seven months this year, one can never forget the number of Nollywood actresses who have died.
These Nollywood actresses impacted their movies and will be remembered by Nigerians.
Nollywood actresses who died this year:
Shade Akin Taylor, also known as Oluweri Magbojo, is a deceased Nollywood actress. The actress wowed Nigerians with her ability and odd makeup and eyebrows.
In March 2022, Shade Akin Taylor died in the UK.
Taking Veronica’s death in March 2022 shook the Nollywood industry, as she was a promising actress with unrealized potential. The actress’s death in a Benue hotel room alarmed Nigerians.
Chinedu Bernard; Chinedu Bernard’s goal of becoming a top Nollywood actress ended in 2022.
The actress collapsed while cleaning a church in Enugu state and later died.
Ada Ameh; Nollywood veteran Ada Ameh impacted the business with her humorous roles over her life. The actress appeared in “My Village People,” “Lockdown,” “Tom and Jerry 2,” and others.
In the Nigerian family series “The Johnsons,” she played the wife of her colleague Charles Inojie.
Nigerians were shocked by her demise early today.
Sola Onayiga was one of many Nollywood actresses who enthralled Nigerians in the 1990s, following her appearance in the “Fuji House of Commotion” family TV series.
The actress died today and will be remembered by Nigerians.
Will Nollywood find other actresses to replace them? What better ways do you think the film business can decrease deaths? I’ll let Nollywood and Nigerians answer these questions while we mourn these ladies’ deaths.