- Veteran Yoruba actress Iya Gbonkan has recounted her experience with the people of the underworld
- Iya Gbonkan said that the encounter happened five days after she shot the popular movie, Koto Orun
- The elderly actress said that she was beaten and almost scarred by the agents of darkness
Yoruba actress Margaret Bandele Olayinka popularly known as Iya Gbonkan has recounted her experience after acting in the movie, Koto Orun.
Koto Orun is one of the most popular Yoruba movies and it dominated the airwave in the 90s. The movie gave a peek into what happens on the other side of the world that is not visible to humans. Most importantly, it revealed some of the secrets of the occult world.
In Koto Orun, Iya Gbonkan played the role of the queen of the agents of darkness. And under her leadership, a man lost all his eight children to Iya Gbonkan's subject.
Dubbed as a horror movie, many people feared this petite actress especially for the brilliant way she carried out her role. Her role in the movie remained evergreen in the heart of people mainly because she has not stopped playing such roles.
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However, an old video of the veteran actress speaking about her role in the movie, has been circulating the internet. In the video, the movie star said her role in Koto Orun came with a price.
According to her, five days after she finished shooting the movie, she was approached by people of the underworld in her dream. She noted that they asked her if she knew how they behaved for her to have portrayed it in the movie.
Iya Gbonkan said that she was beaten mercilessly. She noted that it was her husband that salvaged the situation; else, she would have been scarred from her encounter with the people of darkness.
The elderly actress explained that the people of the underworld also advised her to join them so as to protect herself from any kind of harm.
Watch the video below:
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In a related event, Legit.ng earlier reported that Sola Sobowale spoke on 20 years acting career. The actress said that her parents were paid peanuts as teachers, so, to avoid ending up as a teacher, she decided to stay with her older sister in Ibadan and that was where her journey to becoming an actress began.
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