A popular Yoruba comic actor, Kunle Adetokunbo, popularly called Dejo Tunfulu has died.
His colleague, Kunle Afod, announced this on Instagram, throwing the industry into mourning.
Afod wrote, “This is so sad, so painful, I can’t believe that you are no more.”
Other film stars like Toyin Abraham and Biodun Okeowo-Sofuyi expressed shock over the actor’s death.
The late actor was rumoured to have suffered an unexpected bleeding during the shooting of his current film.
But many if his colleagues noted all was well with the actor before his death was announced on Friday.
The president of the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, Bolaji Amusan, known as Mr Latin, also confirmed his death.
“Yes, it is confirmed. He died in a hospital this morning. But I am yet to get full details of the incident,” he told newsmen on Friday.
The deceased shot into limelight for his role in the movie titled: “Omo Oran”, featuring the veteran actor Fatai Adetayo (Lalude).