Kawu Mala, Nigerian Veteran Kannywood actor is dead
Written by maxfmeditor3 on May 24, 2023
Kawu Mala, a popular actor in the Hausa language film industry, Kannywood, has passed away after battling heart-related illness for several years.
The veteran actor Kawu Mala was well known for his leading role in the popular TV series, ‘Dadin Kowa,’ broadcast on Arewa24, and had over 20 years of experience in the industry.
The news of his demise has left the Kannywood film industry in mourning, and many of his colleagues have described his death as a great loss.
Mala’s colleague and friend, Murtala Karabiti, stated that the late actor was a friend to everyone and a brother to most of them.
He further expressed that he had known Mala for over 20 years, and throughout these years, he had never heard any negative comments about him.
Mala’s death has created a significant void in the industry, as he was one of the pioneers of Hausa language films in Nigeria.
He was widely recognised for his significant contributions to the development of filmmaking in northern Nigeria.
He was a great actor and a fantastic person who will be remembered forever.
The late actor was laid to rest on Monday morning at Haye Cemetery in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano State in accordance with Islamic traditions.
He is survived by his wife and over 10 children.
Mala’s death has brought to the fore the need for actors and actresses to take care of their health.
It is no secret that many actors and actresses in the Nigerian movie industry face significant health challenges due to their busy schedules and the intense nature of their work.
The industry must take concrete steps to ensure the health and well-being of its members.
Kawu Mala’s death is a great loss to the Kannywood film industry and the Nigerian movie industry at large.
The veteran actor was a talented actor who had a significant impact on the development of filmmaking in northern Nigeria.
His legacy will continue to inspire many actors and actresses in the industry, and he will always be remembered as a friend to everyone and a brother to most.
May his soul rest in peace.