Video of Hanks Anuku’s Latest Appearance at Junior Pope’s Burial Leaves Fans Impressed: “Over Fresh”

Video of Hanks Anuku’s Latest Appearance at Junior Pope’s Burial Leaves Fans Impressed: “Over Fresh”

  • Nigerian actor Hanks Anuku tickled the hearts of many online after he was spotted at the burial of his colleague, Junior Pope
  • Recall that the deceased was laid to rest on May 17 in his hometown in Enugu, with different Nollywood stars in attendance 
  • The veteran, who made headlines over his impoverished looks months back, caused a buzz on social media with his latest appearance

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Old-time Nigerian actor Hanks Anuku left many impressed over his recent appearance at his colleague Junior Pope's burial. reported that family, fans, and Nollywood stars were present as the late movie star was laid to rest in his hometown Ukehe in Igbo-Etiti local government area of Enugu state on May 17. 

Hanks Anuku spotted at Junior Pope’s burial in Enugu
Hanks Anuku looked good at Junior Pope’s burial. Credit: @ha1962anukuha
Source: Instagram

A video from the funeral service captured Hanks Anuku in a composed sitting posture that netizens admired. 

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The veteran, who once pleaded for support from the government to improve his living condition, wore a classic black outfit, and his skin looked bright and well polished.

Watch the video below:

The Nollywood actor was previously in the news after a video of him at Pastor Paul Enenche’s church for deliverance went viral. In a video posted on Instagram, the moment the movie star was delivered was captured.

Anuku, who was seated with the congregation, recorded the large crowd gathered at the place of worship. Shortly after, it was announced on the microphone that the Nollywood star was in the church.

See how netizens reacted to Hanks Anuku's video

The veteran who made headlines due to his impoverished appearance looked better, and netizens were amazed. compiled the reactions below:

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"At the age of 62 years old and he looks this fresh."


"He's looking healthy here that's good."


"Over fresh, saw him live."


"Baba watch don stop..he is trying to set it."


“Shebi them.say this man dey run màd? Human being with their evil thoughts.”


"He's okay now. All thanks to God."


"Hank looking good."

Filmmaker Adanma reacts to Hanks Anuku's saga

In a related story, reported that actress Adanma Luke joined other Nigerians to react to an alleged viral video of Nollywood's Anuku.

Taking a jab at fellow actress Shan George, Adanma insisted that the actor was once not okay as she called on her colleagues to stop the lies.

The movie star's statement puzzled social media users as they contemplated who to believe.

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