Actor David Osagie, popularly known as Sir David, has been reported dead. He was said to have died hours after filming on a movie set.
The actor was known for playing the role of a king in many movies.
Nollywood actress, Ngozi Ezeh, who confirmed his death on Wednesday, said the actor was not sick but slept and didn’t wake up the following day.
Posting on Instagram, she wrote: “I hate to say this but we have lost another Nollywood king, Sir David. He wasn’t sick, it just happened. How do we explain this, another loss in Nollywood. Oh Lord have mercy. I Mourn again oh.”
Another Nollywood actress, Ibiwari Etuk, who seemed to be aware of the development, said the actor had finished filming and went to rest, only for him not to wake up again.
She wrote: “This can’t be explained o. He filmed yesterday o went back to rest hoping to resume shoot today but never woke up. Another king role interpreter is gone …. What is this o God. ” (Punch)