- 2. Alkali Matt
Nollywood star, Alkali Matt, popularly known as Dareng, died on 24 March 2020 while filming on the set. Dimbo Atiya, who posted on Facebook the news of his death, said Alkali Matt passed away about 7 p.m. while filming on a set for an epic film in a village near Keffi.
Alkali Matt is known for his role as Dareng in the “Halita” series of African Magic. However, controversial journalist Kemi Olunloyo believed the actor had died because he had contact with someone who tested Coronavirus positively at the Africa Magic Viewer Choice Award.
- 3. Nelson Gold
Another rising Nollywood star actor who left in the prime of youth suddenly was Ezeora Nelson Oluchukwu but popularly known as Nelson Gold. He had died while shooting a film on a set. Not only was Nelson Gold a brilliant actor but he was also a screen writer and a good storyteller.
His style and philosophy of viewing film roles attracted a great many fans to him. Yet sadly the star went into a coma and died on a movie set at the age of 26. Ezeora Nelson Oluchukwu has starred in many Nigerian blockbuster movies and is known for playing the royal prince role.