Nollywood mourns late veteran actor, Bambino Chukwudi Anachina
By Temitope Ojo
Nigeria movie industry, Nollywood has been thrown into mourning mood as one of their own, producer, Chukwudi Anachina, has died.
Popularly known as Bambino Anachina, the deceased was also an actor and event compere.
Member of the Board of Trustees of Association of Nollywood Core Producers (ANCOP), Chris Ekejimbe, told members of a WhatsApp group on Saturday afternoon that Bambino’s wife confirmed the death to him.
“Just spoke with his wife. He is dead,” Ekejimbe wrote.
According to QED, friends and colleagues have expressed shock on Amachina’s Facebook page.
A product of Federal Polytechnic in Oko, Anambra State, Amachina counted musician, actor and politician, Tony One Week, as the biggest influence on his career.
Anachina started acting in children shows till until he became a professional which led to his sojourn in Nollywood.