Kannywood superstar, Ali Nuhu, and other actors on Sunday mourned a director in the industry, Nura Mustapha.
The death of the Kannywood director, famous for the popular Hausa YouTube series, “Izzar So,” was announced on Sunday by his colleagues.
The news of his death took many by surprise as several reports noted that the deceased had gone to bed hale and hearty on Saturday night.
A friend of the deceased, Baba Sheik, said, “Nura mustapha waye was very healthy yesterday and today until his death hours ago. Innalillahi wa inna’ilaihi Raju’un
“Mustapha was the Director of the most educational series and hausa movie, Izzar So.
“Indeed, fans, Kannywood and the entire Nigerian film production mourn your death. We pray for your gentle soul to rest in peace.”
On his verified Facebook page, popular actor, Ali Nuhu, said, “May Allah have mercy on Nura Mustapha.”
Another actor, Lawan Ahmed said, “Innalillahi wainnailaihirrajiun May Allah accept the life of Nura Mustapha who is Director Izzar. May Allah forgive his shortcomings amen, may Allah make us die with faith when our time comes amen.”
Zarah Abdullahi said, “Innalillahi wa’inna ilaihirraji’un Allah has given the director of the film Izzar so Director Nura Mustapha who is dead may Allah have mercy on you and forgive you.”
Nura, who is survived by a wife and children, has since been buried in accordance with Islamic rites, according to reports.