Veteran actress Mama Rainbow remembers late husband who died 35 years ago (videos, photo)

Veteran actress Mama Rainbow remembers late husband who died 35 years ago (videos, photo)

Death has a way of affecting even the most seemingly untouchable people. Powerful men and women have shed uncontrollable tears after losing a loved one.

People die every day but making sure their memory lasts for a life time is usually the next best step to take.

Popular Nollywood actress Idowu Phillips better known as Mama Rainbow has carved a name for herself as an iconic thespian in the movie industry.

The accomplished star took to her social media page to celebrate her late husband, Augustine Ayanfemi Phillips, whom she credited for being the reason behind her good fortune.

Her husband died 35 years ago but his wife made sure to make his memory fresh in the minds of fans and family members.

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Mama Rainbow posted a video of herself showering accolades on the father of her children. According to her, he was a husband like no other who provided well for his family. She also described him as a good and unforgettable husband who is still fresh in her memory. Speaking further, she thanked him and also revealed that he is the reason behind her success and people know her today with his name, Rainbow.

See the video below:

She also posted an old photo of her late husband posing in front of a rainbow background. See photo below:

Mama Rainbow's children also made sure to remember their father and they had nothing but glowing things to say about him. See posts below:

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Meanwhile previously reported that Mama Rainbow celebrated her 76th birthday in grand style.

The thespian went on to share amazing pictures from a photo shoot she had done. Iya Rainbow who is well renowned for her role as a nagging mother-in-law or supportive mom in several movies looked young as ever in the images she posted.

In a colourful attire and beautifully made hair, the veteran actress beamed with smiles all over. She also posed in a white garment popularly called Sutana. The garb which is normally identified with the Cherubim and Seraphim Church proves that Iya Rainbow might as well be a staunch member. She is said to even own a church.

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