Kannywood Mourns Loss of Veteran Actress Saratu Gidado

The Kannywood film industry is reeling from the tragic passing of veteran actress Saratu Gidado, fondly known as Daso. The heartbreaking news was confirmed by her family to Freedom Radio on Tuesday, revealing that the esteemed actress was discovered deceased early in the morning.

Gidado, who was observing Ramadan, had reportedly retired to bed after the pre-dawn meal, Sahur, only to be found lifeless later.

Her sudden demise at the age of 56 has sent shockwaves across the film community and among her admirers.

Born on January 17, 1968, in Kano, Daso made a significant impact in Kannywood with her memorable portrayal of humorous yet assertive and mischievous characters, endearing herself to countless movie enthusiasts.

Her illustrious career spanning over two decades commenced with her role in the 2000 film “Linzami Da Wuta,” produced by Sarauniya Movies.

Daso’s stellar performances in movies like “Nagari,” “Gidauniya,” “Mashi,” and “Sansani” solidified her status as an iconic figure in the industry. Her acting prowess and ability to breathe life into characters made her a household name in the northern film landscape.

The entertainment community and fans await details of her burial arrangements as they grapple with the loss of a talent who brought joy and entertainment to many.


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