A Nollywood maker and on-screen character, Bambino Anachina, has passed on.
Nollywood movie producer, Fidelis Duker, affirmed the news on his Facebook page on Sunday.
Mr. Duker paid sparkling tributes to his late partner in a protracted post on Facebook.
“He was among the few individuals I invested energy with on Thursday, fourteenth at the Zafaa Global Awards media disclosing before my auto was burgled and my PC among other significant trucked away. He was simply so captivating and engaging that evening,” he composed.
“I was with my wife and when I told her Chukwudi Bambino Anachina died today. She screamed, no.
“He wasn’t looking sick. Bambino was a very committed and devoted actor, production manager and highly enterprising creative entrepreneur. Humble, respectful and hardworking.
“I will never forget his role at all the wake keeps/night of tributes organised for departed colleagues.
“Chukwudi was a very instrumental participant who ran the events and showed so much passion to give a befitting respect to those departed colleagues. Now Nollywood will mourn you. Sad and painful exit because you didn’t show any sign you will leave so soon.”
The deceased filmmaker worked in the Nigerian film industry for over 25 years with production and acting credits of several Nollywood films under his belt.
‘The Missing God’ producer was also an alumnus of the Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra State.
He also served as the production manager of Guepard Production before his passing.
Details of his death were still unclear as at press time.