Popular Nollywood actor Ernest Asuzu is dead.
According to reports, the veteran actor who some months ago went viral for begging on the streets, slumped and died around 9pm on Monday January 25.
His wife was said to have called fellow actor Desmond Elliot to announce the death to him.
Azuzu who suffered stroke sometime ago was practically turned to a street beggar to eat at some point in his life.
When the news surfaced online, some colleagues in the industry including the Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano rallied round to support him.
In similar development, the Nigerian movie industry was very recently thrown into mourning as one of its veterans, Dan Nkoloagu passed on.
The popular thespian died recently after a brief illness at the age of 83.