- The Nigerian film industry has been thrown into mourning after losing one of its own
- Movie director Okechukwu Oku reported that actress Emilia Dike died
- Colleagues and fans have mourned the actress
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Nollywood actress Emilia Dike is dead. 2020 has been a very difficult year for the Nollywood industry. Not just because of the inability to go about their usual activities that the coronavirus pandemic caused, but also for losing many of their own.
The first few months of this years have seen many painful exits in the film industry. According to online reports, Emilia slumped and died in Enugu state on Wednesday, May 20, 2020.
Emilia's death was confirmed by movie director, Okechukwu Oku, who shared the news on his official Instagram page. Describing her death as a painful loss, the film director questioned why death is taking away the best people.
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According to him, he had major interactions with the actress before suddenly hearing the news of her demise. Okechukwu revealed that Emilia acted in his last two projects and he was really excited about releasing the creative work.
Noting his confusion at the sad news, the movie director described the late film star as a woman of gold. According to him, the movie industry has lost a gem.
The mourning director also described the news of Emilia's death as horrible, noting that he would miss her greatly.
The actress is known for movies like Ignorant couples, Dust of yesterday, Kings Guard, Where Money Never Sleep 1, and 2, among others.
Colleagues and fans are mourning the sudden passing of the actress. Read some comments below:
ucheogbodo: "Pls what happened to her, I have an Unfinished project with her ooo, Jesus Christ. Pls, what happened?"
nuella_njubigbo: "OMG!! May her gentle soul rest in peace Amen."
kenerics: "Kai! Sad! May God grant her eternal rest"
anitajoseph8: "Waaaat haaa"
charity_awoke: "Omg. she has played my Mum several times. R.i.P ma"
In other news, Legit.ng earlier reported that Nollywood actress Jennifer Omole passed on.
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